Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) revealed its LNG imports in December last year stood at 2.05 million mt, 16 percent down from 2.44 million mt during the same month 2014.
Tepco’s consumption of LNG also dropped to 1.84 million mt in December 2015, 15.1 percent lower compared to December 2014, fuel data released by the Japanese utility reveals.
In the period spanning from April to December, Tepco imported 16.86 million mt and consumed 15.92 million mt of liquefied natural 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