GIIGNL MRV and GHG Neutral Framework
GIIGNL releases the MRV and GHG Neutral Framework, a common source of best practice principles in the monitoring, reporting, reduction, offsetting and verification of GHG emissions associated with LNG cargoes.
GIIGNL GIIGNL is a non-profit organisation whose objective is to promote the development of activities related to LNG: purchasing, importing, processing, transportation, handling, re-gasification and its various uses. 15 November 2021 - Online Due to the Covid-19 related restrictions, the 51st General Assembly will be held online on 15 November 2021 SIGN IN General Assembly 12.30 PM - 2.30 PM Central European Time GIIGNL Annual Report 2020 can be characterized as a year of market volatility. In the face of such volatility, driven by the influence of the pandemic on energy demand in LNG importing countries, weather events, and logistics bottlenecks, the LNG industry has shown resilience and flexibility. Despite a reduction in global energy consumption due to lockdowns around the world, LNG trade grew by 0.4%, reaching 356.1 MT at theend of the year. DOWNLOAD


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The LNG Industry in 2020

356.1 MT



exporting countries


importing markets

947 MTPA

total regasification capacity

454 MTPA

total liquefaction capacity

40 %

spot and short-term trade


GIIGNL releases MRV and GHG Neutral Framework

The launch of a comprehensive framework for a consistent industry approach to declaring greenhouse gas neutral LNG cargoes.

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