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Feedstock squeeze to tighten China’s LNG output

Production of LNG in two of China's major producing regions has been crimped by limited gas supply Production of LNG in two of China's major producing regions has been crimped by limited gas supply.
By Tang Tian 22 November 2017 0 28491
LNG plant in Ningxia, china A Chinese LNG plant. (Technip)

China’s LNG output has tightened after PetroChina cut the supply of gas to LNG plants in Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia. The two regions account for more than one-third of the country’s liquefaction capacity.

PetroChina’s western gas sales branch notified LNG plants in the two regions that they will receive a total of just 6 million cubic metres per day (MMcm/d) between them in November because gas is being conserved for residential use during the heating season, sources at three plants told Interfax Natural Gas Daily. The...