Peru LNG shipments rise


Peru’s only liquefaction facility shipped one more cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the first half of this year compared to the same period last year.

The 4.45 million tonnes per year plant, operated by Hunt Oil, that owns a 50% stake in the facility, shipped 32 cargoes in the January to June period as compared with 31 cargoes the year before.

Most of the LNG cargoes shipped from the $4bn liquefaction plant during the January to June period landed in Spain, whilst three went to Mexico and two landed in France and Japan each. The UK, Taiwan and South Korea each received one.

Peru LNG reduced its losses to $4.9m in the first compared with a $56.9m loss the previous year, according to the company’s half-year report filed to Peruvian securities regulator, SMV.

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