The United States exported 336.9 billion cubic meters in January 2023. feet (about 9.53 billion cubic meters) of liquefied natural gas (LNG), which is 0.8% lower than in December 2022. Such data is indicated in the monthly report of the US Department of Energy.
The main directions of deliveries were the UK and Turkey. LNG exports in January 2023 were 4.7% lower than in January 2022. A total of 102 LNG tankers were shipped. At the same time, LNG shipments from the Freeport LNG facility in Texas were still not carried out in January due to ongoing repairs after the accident. The first shipments of LNG from the restarted plant began only in February.
The main directions of supplies were the UK (63 billion cubic feet, or 1.78 billion cubic meters), Turkey (39.3 billion cubic feet, or 1.11 billion cubic meters), the Netherlands (36.5 billion cubic meters). ft, or 1.03 billion cubic meters), France (34.1 billion cubic feet, or 0.97 billion cubic meters) and South Korea (24.5 billion cubic feet, or 0.69 billion cubic meters). m). These countries accounted for 58.6% of all US shipments.
At the same time, the share of supplies to Europe in total US LNG exports decreased to 72.89% compared to 74.6% in December 2022, TASS informs . The share of shipments to Asia increased slightly - 23.29% in January 2023. The rest of the volumes were sent to Latin America.