On the first day of September, Berkshire Hathaway Energy consummated its acquisition of Dominion Energy’s fifty-percent limited partnership stake in Cove Point LNG, LP. This boosted Berkshire Hathaway Energy’s ownership interest to seventy-five percent. The ownership interest is held within BHE GT&S, LLC, a Berkshire Hathaway Energy unit.
A subsidiary of BHE GT&S is the general partner and operator of the Cove Point natural gas pipeline and its liquefied natural gas terminal located in Lusby, Maryland. A subsidiary of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners holds the remaining twenty-five percent limited partnership interest in Cove Point LNG, LP.
On July 10, 2023, Berkshire Hathaway Energy announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire Dominion Energy’s limited partnership interest in Cove Point LNG, LP, for cash consideration of $3.3 billion.
Paul Ruppert, president of BHE GT&S, said: “We are pleased for this opportunity to own a greater stake in the Cove Point LNG business. BHE GT&S will continue its excellent operating and commercial performance at Cove Point, which plays an important role in Berkshire Hathaway Energy’s delivery of clean, low-cost and sustainable energy solutions to customers and communities.”
© 2023 David Mazor
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