Posted by Eversheds Sutherland
on Jan 9, 2017 in Liquefaction
, LNG Exports
, Markets and Competition
| Comments Off on First U.S. Shale Gas Reaches Japan
Reuters reports that Japan’s JERA Co., a joint venture between Tokyo Electric Power and Chubu Electric Power, has imported the country’s first LNG produced from U.S. shale gas in the lower-48 states. Historically, Japan has imported U.S. LNG only from Alaska. According the report, the LNG was produced at Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass LNG terminal in Louisiana, was...