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Qatargas delivers 3000th LNG cargo to Japan

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Qatargas has released a statement announcing that it has reached a historic milestone as it successfully delivered the 3000th cargo of LNG to Japan since the first ever Qatari shipment was delivered to Kawagoe LNG Receiving Terminal on 10 January 1997.

Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Minister of State for Energy Affairs, President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum, and Chairman of Qatargas Board of Directors, said: “We are delighted to celebrate the 3000th LNG delivery to Japan. This significant milestone comes over two decades following the first delivery to our foundation customer in Japan. Qatar, as the largest LNG producer in the world, is committed to delivering LNG safely and reliably to our customers across the globe.

“Qatargas’ commitment to serving Japan’s energy needs has never been stronger. We are focused on boosting future cooperation with Japan, and building even stronger relations with our Japanese customers and friends.”

Khalid bin Khalifa Al Thani, Chief Executive Officer of Qatargas, added: “Utilising our flexible and reliable operations, we celebrate the uninterrupted supply of this 3000th LNG cargo to Japan, which is a major milestone reflecting the relationship between Qatargas and our esteemed Japanese customers. This delivery demonstrates Qatargas’ commitment to continue providing Japan, and all of our customers around the globe, with a safe and reliable source of clean energy.”

The milestone cargo was transported on board the Al Jasra – a 135 000 m3 conventional LNG vessel – and was delivered to JERA. The cargo was delivered to the Kawagoe LNG Receiving Terminal, which is owned and operated by JERA.

Read the article online at: https://www.lngindustry.com/liquid-natural-gas/16072019/qatargas-delivers-3000th-lng-cargo-to-japan/

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