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US boosts weekly LNG exports

The United States exported more liquefied natural gas cargoes in the week ending April 15 when compared to the week before, according to the Energy Information Administration.

Sabine Pass LNG facility
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The agency said in its weekly gas natural gas report that 17 LNG cargoes were dispatched from four US terminals between April 9 and April 15.

The total capacity of the LNG vessels carrying these cargoes is 61 billion cubic feet.

This compares to twelve LNG ships with a combined LNG-carrying capacity of 42 billion cubic feet the week before.

Out of the 17 LNG shipments, Cheniere‚Äôs Sabine Pass plant in Louisiana shipped seven cargoes while additional four cargoes left the company’s Corpus Christi terminal in Texas.

The Sempra-led Cameron LNG facility and the Freeport LNG terminal shipped three cargoes, each.

The amount of gas flowing to US LNG export plants eased to 8.5 billion cubic feet during the week under review from the 8.6 bcfd recorded the week before, EIA data shows.

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