Venture Global LNG has agreed to a contract with the US subsidiary of Repsol to provide natural gas to the Plaquemines liquefied natural gas export facility currently under construction about 32 kilometres south of New Orleans, Louisiana.

A letter to the US Department of Energy dated 14 February from legal representatives for Venture Global said: “Plaquemines LNG executed a transaction confirmation pursuant to a base contract for sale and purchase of natural gas with Repsol Energy North America Corporation, under which Plaquemines LNG will purchase natural gas on a long-term basis from Repsol."