Calcasieu Pass LNG Export Terminal Project

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Summary Information

  • Ownership: Venture Global
  • Website:
  • Location: Cameron Parish, Louisiana
  • Capacity: 10.0 million tons/annum
  • Status: In operation

Brief Description

  • Calcasieu Pass will have an export capacity of ten million (10,000,000) metric tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas and will accommodate ocean-going vessels with an LNG carrying capacity of up to 185,000 cubic meters.
  • The design is modular with eighteen * 0.626 MTPA liquefaction trains configured in 9 blocks
  • Also included on the project site will be two full containment LNG storage units, each with a usable capacity of approximately 200,000 cubic meters

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: 400,000 cubic meters
  • Constructor:
    • CB&I: Storage tanks
  • Licensor:

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • Commissioning was accomplished in February 2022

Suppliers / Customers


  • 2104 - Project announced
  • 2017 - Storage tank contract awarded
  • 2018 - FERC environmental impact assessment published
  • 2018 - PGNIG signed a contract for 1.0 million tons per annum
  • 2021 - PGNIG increased their contract to 1.5 million tons per annum
  • 2021 - CNOOC agreed to buy 1.5 million tonnes per annum
  • 2022 - First cargo is produced

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. FERC, EIA Statement
  2. LNG Export Facility Announced In Southwestern Louisiana
  3. CB&I Awarded Storage Tank Contract by Venture Global LNG
  4. PGNiG will purchase more natural gas from Venture Global LNG
  5. Venture Global LNG and CNOOC Gas & Power Announce LNG Sales and Purchase Agreements
  6. Venture global LNG and JERA announce departure of inaugural commissioning cargo from Calcasieu Pass