South Hook LNG books Qatari cargo

South Hook LNG books Qatari cargo
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South Hook LNG terminal in the UK is scheduled to receive another cargo of Qatari liquefied natural gas next week. 

According to the port data, one of the world’s largest LNG carriers, the 266,000-cbm Bu Samra, is set to dock at South Hook LNG jetty on May 25.

The Q-Max LNG carrier was built at Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard on Geoje Island, South Korea, and delivered in 2008 to its owner Nakilat.

Gas supply from the South Hook terminal was about 21.20 mcm/day on May 19, according to the latest National Grid data.

The South Hook terminal can process 15.6 million tons of LNG annually, which is close to 20 percent of the natural gas needs of the UK.

Qatar Petroleum owns 67.5 percent of South Hook LNG, ExxonMobil 24.15 percent and Total owns the rest.

 

LNG World News Staff

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