Mexico swaps Peruvian LNG for US cargoes

Brazilian and Argentine demand for United States-produced LNG has vanished. However, Mexico is turning into Uncle Sam’s best customer
By Chris Noon 20 February 2017

Cheap cargoes from the Cheniere Energy-operated Sabine Pass LNG plant in Louisiana continue to head south – with the demand void left by Brazil and Argentina instead being filled by Mexico.

Latin America and the Caribbean provided a large share of demand during the first year of United States LNG exports. The region accounted for nearly 47% of US LNG exports by volume since February 2016, according to US Department of Energy data. Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Mexico have imported...

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