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Hurricane season will disrupt LNG trade in the Americas

The LNG trade in the Americas will suffer as the 2017 hurricane season yields major storms such as Harvey, Irma, Jose and Katia The LNG trade in the Americas will suffer as the 2017 hurricane season yields major storms such as Harvey, Irma, Jose and Katia.
By Abhishek Kumar 13 September 2017 0 27550
Satellite imagery of Hurricane Irma's eye over the Florida Keys Satellite imagery of Hurricane Irma's eye over the Florida Keys, 10 September 2017. (NOAA)

Directional impact on forecast:
Downbeat on LNG trade in the Americas

The Atlantic hurricane season is forecast to be more active than normal this year, hitting the LNG trade in the Americas. 

The United States and countries in the Caribbean have already been battered by major hurricanes Harvey and Irma, while Hurricane Katia has caused havoc on the Atlantic coast of Mexico. Hurricane Jose is making its presence felt not far from the Caribbean islands already devastated by Irma. A total of 5-9 hurricanes...