A roundup of news and commentary from NGI’s LNG Insight

  • Unions continued striking Thursday in France to oppose a proposed overhaul of the nation’s pension system, impacting power production, air travel, refineries, ports, LNG imports and other key aspects of the economy.
  • The General Confederation of Labor, which represents trade workers, has blocked operations at the country’s four LNG import terminals since late Monday. Gas flows from the Montoir, Fos Cavaou and Fos Tonkin import facilities have stopped, according to data from Elengy. Sendout from the Dunkirk terminal operated by Fluxys has been reduced. Kpler data showed no vessels have discharged at the facilities in days.
  • France has become a major conduit for European LNG imports. The country took in 25.14 million tons of...