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Argentina coordinates its imports to suit the season

There is growing seasonality in Argentina’s gas imports, as well as indications of price convergence There is growing seasonality in Argentina’s gas imports, as well as indications of price convergence.
By Chris Noon 21 May 2018 Americas / LNG 0 30924

Argentina appears to have switched from Bolivian pipeline imports to LNG to meet its gas demand during the cooler autumn months. 

Chart showing Argentine imports of Bolivian gas

Argentina’s Bolivian imports fell to below 20 million cubic metres per day (MMcm/d) in early May, according to data from state agency Enarsa. This is around 1 MMcm/d lower than the minimum contracted volumes for the period between 1 April and 30 September 2018.

Argentina's scheduled LNG imports in 2018

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