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China’s LNG output to fall as supplies switch to heating

Gas supplies are being diverted away from liquefaction plants in favour of residential heating, leading to a drop in LNG output this week Gas supplies are being diverted away from liquefaction plants in favour of residential heating, leading to a drop in LNG output this week.
By Tang Tian 22 November 2018 0 33399

China is forecast to produce an average of 35,773 tons of LNG per day this week. This represents a decline compared with last week and is the result of cuts to feedgas volumes to plants in Gansu, Ningxia and Shandong in favour of heating supplies to Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei.

Chart showing Chinese LNG output forecast

China National Offshore Oil Corp.’s (CNOOC’s) Tianjin facility sent out the most tanker trucks of LNG among China’s terminals last week, dispatching an average of 320 per day....