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


Sempra and INEOS sign HoA on LNG supply

Sempra Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Sempra, and INEOS, a global chemical products manufacturer, signed an HoA for the supply of approximately 1.4 MTPA of LNG to INEOS on an FOB […]

Cheniere and Chevron signed two SPAs

Cheniere announced the signing of two LNG SPAs with Chevron, to supply a combined 2 MTPA of LNG to Chevron from Cheniere’s subsidiaries, Sabine Pass Liquefaction and Cheniere Marketing, on […]

Corpus Christi Stage 3 reached FID

Cheniere took an FID on the 10+ MTPA Corpus Christi Stage III liquefaction project and issued full notice to proceed to Bechtel to continue construction, which began earlier this year […]

Venture Global and Chevron signed two SPAs

Venture Global signed two 20-year SPAs with Chevron to supply 2 MTPA of LNG in total from Venture Global’s LNG facilities: 1 MTPA from Plaquemines LNG and 1 MTPA from […]

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