U.S. Venture Global signs LNG deals with China's Sinopec - documents

SINGAPORE, Oct 20 (Reuters) - U.S. exporter Venture Global LNG has signed two 20-year deals with China’s state-owned Sinopec to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Plaquemines plant, according to a document posted on the country’s department of energy website.

Both deals are sales and purchase agreements totalling 4 million tonnes per annum (mtpa), according to the notice, which did not specify when the deals start but added that they were signed last month.

Venture Global also signed a third deal with Unipec, the trading arm of Sinopec, to supply 1 mtpa of LNG from its Calcasieu Pass Facility for three years starting from March 1, 2023, according to a separate document also posted on the U.S. government website.

Sinopec declined comment while Venture Global could not be reached for comment outside business hours. (Reporting by Jessica Jaganathan and Chen Aizhu; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)