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
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. 13-15 November 2022 2022 General Assembly 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.


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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


El Musel terminal to start in early 2023

Enagas announced that the El Musel (Gijón) LNG receiving terminal is scheduled to start operating as a logistics terminal in January 2023 and will be able to supply up to […]

Italy to approve a set-up for new LNG terminal in Piombino

The set-up for a new 5 bcma offshore LNG regasification terminal, which is planned to be located in Piombino port (Italy), received a state approval. The project is subject to […]

Shell to join QatarEnergy in the NFS project

QatarEnergy selected Shell as its second international partner in the North Field South (NFS) expansion project. In the NFS project, Shell will have an effective net participating interest of 9.375%, […]

EPC and capacity bookings for Brunsbüttel LNG

German LNG Terminal executed the EPC contract with CS Gas North S.A for the construction of the Brunsbüttel LNG receiving terminal and entered into agreements with ConocoPhillips, INEOS and RWE […]

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