U.S. weekly LNG exports up

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Exports of liquefied natural gas from the United States’ facilities increased over the week ending January 29.

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Data from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that a total of 21 tankers with a combined LNG-carrying capacity of 75 Bcf departed the United States between January 23 and January 30.

This compares to 15 liquefied natural gas carriers with a combined LNG-carrying capacity of 54 Bcf, that departed U.S. LNG export facilities in the previous week.

Out of the 21 cargoes, eight departed Cheniere’s Sabine Pass facility, four departed Freeport LNG plant, three were shipped from the Corpus Christi and one each from Cove Point, Elba Island and Cameron LNG.

EIA further noted that natural gas deliveries to liquefied natural gas export terminals jumped compared to the previous week reaching 9.2 Bcf/day, up from 8.2 Bcf/d.


LNG World News Staff