Japan’s utility Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) said its imports of LNG in October were at 1.73 million tonnes, a drop of 13.2 percent compared to the same month last year.
The utility used 1.62 million tonnes of LNG in October, down 15.3 percent on year, according to Tepco’s fuel consumption data.
In April-October period, Tepco bought 13.08 million tonnes and consumed 12.3 million tonnes of the chilled gas.
Tepco is Japan’s first importer of LNG and it imports the fuel from projects located in Brunei, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, Qatar, Darwin, Oman, Russia and Papua New Guinea.
LNG World News Staff; Image: Tepco