GIIGNL 2022 Annual Report
During 2021, LNG imports returned to robust growth, reaching 372.3 MT, a 4.5% increase over 2020. Asia remained the main demand center for LNG, growing by 7.1% DOWNLOAD
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The LNG Industry in 2021

372.3 MT



exporting countries


importing markets

993 MTPA

total regasification capacity

462 MTPA

total liquefaction capacity

36.6 %

spot and short-term trade


TotalEnergies to partner with QatarEnergy on the NFE project

TotalEnergies has been awarded a 25% interest in the North Field East (NFE) LNG project joint venture following the request for proposals for partner selection. QatarEnergy is holding the remaining […]

Incident at Freeport LNG

An incident occurred at the Freeport LNG liquefaction plant on June 8th, according to preliminary estimations due to the overpressure and rupture of a segment of an LNG transfer line […]

Equinor and Cheniere sign 15-year LNG SPA

Equinor and Cheniere signed a 15-year SPA for around 1.75 MTPA of LNG purchased from Cheniere Marketing on an FOB basis. LNG deliveries will start in the second half of […]

Cheniere to supply Posco International from Corpus Christi Stage III

Cheniere and POSCO International Corporation signed a 20-year SPA for approximately 0.4 MTPA of LNG purchased from Cheniere Marketing on an FOB basis at a Henry Hub-indexed price plus a […]

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