Venture Global to Commission All Blocks at Louisiana Calcasieu LNG Plant

Venture Global LNG received permission to add to its existing 70 mtpa of LNG export capacity in operation, construction or development in Louisiana with nine blocks producing approximately 1.3 million tonnes per annum of natural gas.


U.S. LNG company Venture Global LNG received permission on July 8 from federal energy regulators to commission the ninth and final liquefaction block at its Calcasieu Pass LNG export plant in Louisiana.

Venture Global installed 18 modular liquefaction trains configured in nine blocks at Calcasieu. Each block can produce about 1.3 million tonnes per annum (mtpa), or 0.2 Bcf/d, of natural gas.

Analysts estimate the plant cost at about $4.5 billion.

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