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Algeria ramps up LNG exports despite plant outages

Algeria’s shifting focus on bolstering spot LNG supplies highlights the challenges faced by its LNG and pipeline gas exports under oil-indexed, long-term contracts Algeria’s shifting focus on bolstering spot LNG supplies highlights the challenges faced by its LNG and pipeline gas exports under oil-indexed, long-term contracts.
By Abhishek Kumar 28 January 2020 Middle East & Africa / LNG 0 34972
An Algerian LNG carrier. (Sonatrach)

Directional impact on forecast:
Upbeat for Algeria’s LNG exports in 2020

Algeria will boost the volume of LNG it supplies on a spot basis even further in 2020, driving growth in the country’s overall exports of the fuel. The fading appetite among consumers for oil-indexed LNG and pipeline gas from Algeria has forced the country to dispatch more cargoes on the spot market. Interfax Global Gas Analytics has been analysing the trend since it started to gain prominence in early...