Skip to main content

Japanese LNG imports hit five year high

Published by
LNG Industry,


Reuters reports that Japanese imports of LNG have hit a five year high as freezing conditions continue to fuel winter demand. Shipments are expected to continue at a brisk pace throughout the month.

Imports of LNG rose to nearly 8.7 million t in January – up 8% from December and the largest volume since at least January 2013.

The increased demand is putting additional pressure on LNG sport markets in the region, as China has also rushed to buy up cargoes to support its government initiative to move from coal to gas to heat and power millions of homes and factories.

Read the article online at: https://www.lngindustry.com/liquid-natural-gas/01022018/japanese-lng-imports-hit-five-year-high/

You might also like

LNG Pool Fire Suppression

In this webinar, Owens Corning Technical Services Engineer, Alec Cusick, will discuss safety considerations and priorities during cryogenic liquid spills – including vaporisation of liquid hydrocarbons, radiant heat during fires, and thermal shock to concrete and steel.

 
 

Embed article link: (copy the HTML code below):


 

This article has been tagged under the following:

LNG export news LNG import news Japan LNG news


 

LNG Industry is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.