Tepco’s January LNG imports slide

Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) revealed its LNG imports in January stood at 1.8 million mt, 21 percent down from 2.28 million mt during the same month 2015.

Tepco’s consumption of LNG also dropped to 1.99 million mt in January 2016, 15.1 percent lower compared to January 2015, fuel data released by the Japanese utility reveals.

In the period spanning from April to January, Tepco imported 18.66 million mt and consumed 17.91 million mt of liquefied natural gas.

Tepco is Japan’s first importer of LNG and it imports the fuel from projects located in Brunei, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, Qatar, Darwin, Oman, Russia and Papua New Guinea.


LNG World News Staff