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Chinese LNG demand to hit 28 mt this winter

Chinese LNG demand will reach 28 mt over the coming winter heating season, Wood Mackenzie forecast on Monday.
By Staff reporter 12 November 2018 0 33263

Chinese LNG demand will reach 28 mt over the coming winter heating season, which will run from November 2018 to March 2019, Wood Mackenzie forecast on Monday. This represents a rise of 30% compared with demand of 21.5 mt last winter.

The consultancy said China is better prepared to meet the winter demand spike this year than it was last year, having ramped up domestic production, increased pipeline imports and brought forward the start of underground gas storage injections.

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