LNG

Australia becomes world’s biggest LNG exporter

Australia overtook Qatar to become the world’s biggest exporter of LNG in November, a research firm has said.
By Staff reporter 6 December 2018 0 33580

Australia overtook Qatar to become the world’s biggest exporter of LNG in November, according to figures reported in The Business Times.

The data from Kpler, an energy research firm that focuses on ship tracking, shows Australia exported 6.55 mt of LNG during the month compared with 6.27 mt for Qatar.

China also overtook Japan as the world’s biggest importer of LNG. China took 6.56 mt of LNG in November – a 43% jump from October – while Japan received 6.39 mt.

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