Wholesalers of liquefied pure fuel have suffered a whole lot of hundreds of thousands of {dollars} in losses because of manufacturing facility outages in a number of nations.

Reuters: LNG traders suffer heavy losses due to supply disruption

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Sudden failures at LNG crops within the US, Nigeria and Australia pressured merchants, together with BP and Shell, to pay extra for various provides, Reuters wrote.

Trade sources informed the company that BP, particularly, suffered losses of greater than $500 million following the sudden closure of Freeport’s Texas LNG plant in June.

Kirill Rodionov, an skilled on the Institute for Technological Growth of the Gasoline and Vitality Complicated, additionally spoke in regards to the state of affairs on the fuel market.

In an interview with the Izvestiya newspaper, he expressed his opinion {that a} sharp enhance in LNG imports in Europe might result in a lower within the availability of uncooked supplies for shoppers in different areas of the world.

In accordance with him, competitors between areas within the LNG market within the coming winter will push costs up.

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