LNG

US-China LNG trade set for growth as demand booms

Houston-based Tellurian thinks the fastest-growing LNG market and the fastest-growing LNG supplier have ‘good compatibility’ Houston-based Tellurian thinks the fastest-growing LNG market and the fastest-growing LNG supplier have ‘good compatibility’.
By Colin Shek 19 February 2018 0 29633
Amos Hochstein was formerly the US special envoy for international energy affairs. (US Department of State)

The United States managed a huge jump in LNG exports to China last year. Amos Hochstein, senior vice president of marketing at Houston-based prospective exporter Tellurian, spoke to Interfax Natural Gas Daily about the Chinese market and meeting the shifting needs of buyers.

Interfax Natural Gas Daily: Until recently, US LNG exporters had struggled to sign up Chinese offtakers. What has caused the hold-up?

Amos Hochstein: We saw what a good visit US President [Donald Trump] had in China [in...