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UK LNG imports continue to rise in October

Volumes continued their upward trajectory in October 2019, with most cargoes coming from Qatar, government data shows Volumes continued their upward trajectory in October 2019, with most cargoes coming from Qatar, government data shows.
By Andreas Walstad 8 January 2020 Asia Pacific / LNG 0 34916
Chart showing UK gas imports, Jan 2018 to Oct 2019

A total of 14 LNG cargoes arrived in the UK in October 2019, with imported volumes rising by 50% month on month and over 80% compared with October 2018, according to preliminary data by the UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

Piped gas from Norway has lost market share to LNG chiefly because of maintenance work and a reduction in exports resulting from lower gas prices.

Around 50% of the UK’s gas...