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

  • Cheniere Energy Inc.’s Sabine Pass LNG export facility in Louisiana continues to ramp-up, with feed gas volumes hitting their highest point this week since the facility went offline for planned maintenance around June 1. 
  • Work hasn’t ended, but feed gas deliveries to the facility have been just above 4 Bcf/d this week, according to NGI data, up from about 2 Bcf/d late last week. There is over 5 Bcf/d of feed gas capacity available to the facility. 
  • An Asian unit of commodity trading giant Vitol Inc. has signed a three-year sales and purchase agreement for 0.5 million metric tons/year from the Bontang LNG plant in Indonesia on a free-on-board basis.
  • The contract was awarded by a consortium of partners in the Merakes...