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>

<< Jan 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
31 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 1 2 3

Downstream 2019

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

read more >

Gas to Power APAC Congress 2019

The Gas to Power APAC Congress will bring together regional government officials and senior representatives from regulators…

read more >

2nd CWC Japan LNG & Gas Summit

The highly successful CWC Japan LNG & Gas Summit returns for a second year from 19-20 February 2019 in Tokyo, Japan…

read more >

Global LNG Forum 2019

Global LNG Forum is your opportunity to see what the future of LNG will be like…

read more >