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US LNG exports dropped by half in 2020 so far

Although daily natural gas deliveries to U.S. facilities that produce LNG for export were a record 9.8 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in late March 2020, deliveries fell to less than 4.0 Bcf/d in June, EIA reported.

US weekly LNG exports fall to five cargoes

The Energy Information Administration reported that the US liquefied natural gas exports have dropped considerably in the week ending June 10 in comparison to the week before.

Iranian tankers sail to Venezuela

Fortune, the Iranian tanker, is sailing towards the 12-nm boundary of Venezuela’s territorial seas, bringing its controversial journey to a close. 

Environmental group criticises New Jersey LNG terminal

On April 22, the Delaware Riverkeeper Network filed in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey an appeal of the Army Corps of Engineers permit for the Gibbstown Dock 2 project, which would be the first major facility approved in the US for the export of LNG.

Increased oil tankers presence off California

The US Coast Guard informed about an increased presence of oil tanker vessels near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Namely, there were 27 tanker vessels off the coast of Southern California on April 22.

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