US LNG Exports DN 3.4%% to 306.7 Bcf in April, Up 45.8%% YoY
6/16 2:41 PM
US LNG Exports DN 3.4% to 306.7 Bcf in April, Up 45.8% YoY
CRANBURY, N.J. (DTN) -- The United States exported 306.7 billion cubic feet
of liquified natural gas in April, down 3.4% from March while 45.8% more than
year ago, according to data released this afternoon by the U.S. Department of
Energy's Office of Oil and Natural Gas, with 92 cargos departing U.S. ports
during the month.
China offloaded the majority of U.S. LNG for April, receiving 46.8 Bcf of
gas, with France the destination point for 36.1 Bcf of U.S. produced gas. Japan
received 28.8 Bcf of U.S. LNG exports, followed by Spain, 23 Bcf, and South
Korea, 21.7 Bcf.
In April, 32 cargos departed from Sabine Pass, Louisiana, 19 from Freeport,
Texas, 18 from Corpus Christi, Texas, 15 from Cameron, La., five from Cove
Point, Maryland, and three from Elba Island, Georgia.
The United States has exported 7.316 trillion cubic feet of LNG by vessel
since February 2016, the first month a U.S. LNG export cargo departed from the
Lower 48 states.
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