EIA: US weekly LNG exports increase by four LNG carriers
According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA) report, LNG exports from the U.S. increased by four LNG carriers from last week.
In the latest Short-Term Energy Outlook for the week between 7 and 13 July, EIA reports that 23 LNG vessels departed the United States. This is four LNG carriers more than the last week in terms of LNG exports.
Seven vessels departed from Sabine Pass, five from Corpus Christi, four each from Calcasieu Pass and Cameron, two from Cove Point, and one from Elba Island. They held a combined LNG-carrying capacity of 84 billion cubic feet.
Venture Global LNG‘s Calcasieu Pass terminal in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to commission Liquefaction Block 9. With this authorisation, Calcasieu Pass has commissioned all nine blocks of two liquefaction trains each.
The Henry Hub spot price rose one dollar from $5.63 per million British thermal units (MMBtu) last Wednesday to $6.63/MMBtu this week.
Natural gas deliveries to U.S. LNG export facilities (LNG pipeline receipts) averaged 11.1 Bcf/d, or 0.1 Bcf/d lower than last week.