Oz East Coast LNG Exports Down 1% in July
LNG exports from projects located on the Australian east coast stood at 1.67mn metric tons (mt) in July, down 1.2% yr/yr, according to data published by Gladstone Ports Corporation on August 6.
The three LNG export projects – the ConocoPhillips-Origin Energy Australia Pacific LNG, Shell’s Queensland Curtis LNG, and the Santos-led Gladstone LNG – shipped 1.11mn mt of LNG to China last month compared with 1.25mn mt in the same period of last year. Exports to China were down 18% month on month, the data showed.
Malaysia imported 124,880 mt of LNG from the plants last month, compared with 125,921 mt in the same month last year. South Korea imported 226,354 mt, up from 178,605 mt, according to the data. Japan imported 65,762 mt, down from 131,755 mt last year.
Australian east coast projects exported 72,047 mt of LNG to Chile last month, the data showed. There were no exports to the south American country in the July 2019.