LNG

ADNOC LNG paves the way for new sales

Abu Dhabi will drastically reduce the volume of LNG it sends to Japan next year, but it is optimistic about finding new customers for its spare capacity Abu Dhabi will drastically reduce the volume of LNG it sends to Japan next year, but it is optimistic about finding new customers for its spare capacity.
By Fatima Sadouki 14 November 2018 0 33303
An LNG tanker docked in Japan. (Tepco)

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC) is considering Saudi Arabia and emerging markets such as Pakistan as potential new customers for its LNG as the company prepares for a drastic reduction in exports to Japan next year. 

ADNOC signed an agreement with Japan’s Tepco in 1994 to supply 4.3 mtpa of LNG. The deal was carried over into Jera, the joint venture Tepco formed with Chubu Electric in 2015. The volume accounts for around 74% of the capacity of the 5.8 mtpa Das Island LNG plant,...