Osaka Gas Dec Sales drop
Japan’s Osaka Gas sales volume for the month of December totaled 724 million cubic meters, down 2.1% from the previous year.
In the residential sector, the gas sales volume decreased by 2.9% from the same month in the previous year, while in the industrial sector the gas sales volume decreased by 2.3%, Osaka Gas said in a statement.
Osaka Gas imports about 7.9 million tons per year, or 9% of Japan’s total LNG imports, from the Middle East (Qatar and Oman), Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, and Brunei), Australia and Russia, according to the company’s website.
It operates two LNG terminals and has stakes in six LNG carriers.