Supply & Demand

US LNG exports see strong growth in 2017

United States LNG exports will average 53.8 MMcm/d in 2017, up from 14.2 MMcm/d in 2016, according to the EIA.
By Staff reporter 12 July 2017 0 26732

United States LNG exports will average 53.8 million cubic metres per day (MMcm/d) in 2017, up from 14.2 MMcm/d in 2016, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) latest Short-Term Energy Outlook.

"By the end of 2017, trains 1 through 4 at Cheniere’s Sabine Pass facility in Louisiana are expected to be fully operational, and Cove Point LNG in Maryland is expected to come online," it said.

The EIA has forecast that LNG exports will average 79.3 MMcm/d in 2018, as Sabine Pass and Cove...