LNG exports from the three liquefaction plants located on Curtis Island offshore Gladstone reached 1.68 million mt during July, according to the data from the Gladstone Ports Corporation.
Australia’s east coast LNG export volumes dropped 2 percent from June but rose 16 percent year-on-year, the data showed.
China remained the top destination for Gladstone LNG exports with 1.04 million mt shipped to the world’s largest energy importer in July.
Gladstone port figures show LNG exports to China hit a record high last month. They were up 1 percent from June and 63 percent on year.
The rest of the July LNG cargoes went to Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Malaysia.
LNG exports from the three terminals totaled 11.54 million mt in the January-July period.
The LNG export plants located on Curtis Island include Shell’s Queensland Curtis LNG, Santos Gladstone LNG and the ConocoPhillips-operated Australia Pacific LNG terminal.
LNG World News Staff