Japan: Utilities Dec LNG Usage Climbs YoY

Japan: Utilities Dec LNG Usage Climbs YoY

The ten regional electric power companies in Japan consumed 5.05 million tonnes of LNG in December, a rise of 1.4 percent compared with the same month a year earlier, according to the Federation of Electric Power Companies of Japan (FEPC).

The power companies bought 5.03 million tonnes of LNG in December, up 0.1 percent on year.

The companies consumed 56.63 million mt of LNG in 2012, up 15.3 percent compared to the year before.

Power companies account for two-thirds of total Japanese LNG imports.

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LNG World News Staff, January 18, 2013; Image: TEPCO

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