Revenues from Contracts with Customers
|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2019
|Revenue from Contract with Customer [Abstract]|
|Revenues from Contracts with Customers||REVENUES FROM CONTRACTS WITH CUSTOMERS
The following table represents a disaggregation of revenue earned from contracts with customers during the three and nine months ended September 30, 2019 and 2018 (in millions):
Deferred Revenue Reconciliation
The following table reflects the changes in our contract liabilities, which we classify as deferred revenue on our Consolidated Balance Sheets (in millions):
Transaction Price Allocated to Future Performance Obligations
Because many of our sales contracts have long-term durations, we are contractually entitled to significant future consideration which we have not yet recognized as revenue. The following table discloses the aggregate amount of the transaction price that is allocated to performance obligations that have not yet been satisfied as of September 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018:
We have elected the following exemptions which omit certain potential future sources of revenue from the table above:
customers elect to take delivery of their LNG, and adjustments to the consumer price index. Approximately 49% and 55% of our LNG revenues during the three months ended September 30, 2019 and 2018, respectively, and approximately 53% and 55% of our LNG revenues during the nine months ended September 30, 2019 and 2018, respectively, were related to variable consideration received from customers. During each of the three and nine months ended September 30, 2019 and 2018, approximately 3% of our regasification revenues were related to variable consideration received from customers. All of our LNG revenues—affiliate were related to variable consideration received from customers during each of the three and nine months ended September 30, 2019 and 2018.
We have entered into contracts to sell LNG that are conditioned upon one or both of the parties achieving certain milestones such as reaching a final investment decision on a certain liquefaction Train, obtaining financing or achieving substantial completion of a Train and any related facilities. These contracts are considered completed contracts for revenue recognition purposes and are included in the transaction price above when the conditions are considered probable of being met.
The entire disclosure of revenue from contract with customer to transfer good or service and to transfer nonfinancial asset. Includes, but is not limited to, disaggregation of revenue, credit loss recognized from contract with customer, judgment and change in judgment related to contract with customer, and asset recognized from cost incurred to obtain or fulfill contract with customer. Excludes insurance and lease contracts.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/disclosureRef