Spanish LNG imports rise in January

Image courtesy of Enagás

Spain’s imports of liquefied natural gas rose by 9.5 percent in January on a yearly basis, according to the data provided by the LNG terminal operator, Enagás.

LNG imports reached 15.82 terawatt hours (TWh) in January as compared to 14.45 TWh in the same month the year before, the data shows.

Breaking down the LNG imports by countries, Nigeria was the biggest supplier to Spain and these volumes rose 41.8 percent on year to 6.79 TWh.

The second place belongs to Algeria with supplies surging to 3.64 TWh in January, up from just 0.5 TWh the year before.

Qatar and Peru supplied 1.77 TWh and 1.7 TWh, respectfully, while Trinidad volumes reached 0.88 TWh.

The Barcelona regasification plant received 7 LNG cargoes out of the total 19 cargoes imported into Spain during the month under review.

Barcelona also reloaded one rare LNG cargo of 1.07 TWh in January. According to the Enagás monthly data, there had not been a large reload in Spain since October 2017 when the Cartagena plant reloaded one cargo equal to about 0.98 TWh.

The Huelva regasification facility handled 5 cargoes in January while Cartagena received 3 cargoes. Bilbao plant and Mugardos received 2 cargoes, each.

 

LNG World News Staff

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< Mar 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
25 26 27 28 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

6th Mozambique Gas Summit & Exhibition

The CWC Group and ENH would like to thank all attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors…

read more >

LNG2019

LNG2019 is presented by the IGU, GTI and IIR, supported by the Shanghai Government and hosted by China LNG Association, China Gas Society, The Chinese Association of Refrigeration and China Gas Association.

read more >

CWC World Gas & Power Series – Brazil & the Americas Summit

Meet with the Gas, LNG & Power Industry in Brazil & the Americas

read more >

Downstream 2019

Renowned as the most significant global meeting place for Downstream professionals…

read more >