Market Highlights

Train 2 at Sabine Pass came to a halt due to scheduled maintenance, with no clear date of restarting the facilities. We observed a significant decrease in average send-in level from 2.02 Bcf/d last week to 1.09 Bcf/d this week.

NWS project resumed LNG production on 21-April and is currently operating at a full capacity.

CNOOC’s new terminal Yuedong is now receiving their commissioning Ras Laffan cargo aboard Al Kharaitiyat.

The ship-to-ship operation is now taking place at Subic Bay, Philippines between Gas Natural’s Polar Spirit and Jovo’s Seri Bakti. The cargo then will be delivered to China on board Polar Spirit.

Shell’s Maran Gas Delphi loaded at Idku on 15-April and is now headed toward Far East, ETA 11-May. Also, Engie’s Gdf Suez Cape Ann lifted a cargo at Idku on 21 April and is currently signalling for the Fujairah anchorage, ETA 1-May. Engie’s Provalys discharged her Idku-sourced cargo at Chita and is now ballasting back there to load another cargo, ETA 18-May.

Interesting Moves 

Shell’s Gaslog Shanghai loaded at Peru LNG on 4-April and is delivering her cargo to Dunkerque, ETA 1-May.

Rasgas’ Arctic Aurora is expected with her backhaul Ras Laffan cargo at Zeebrugge on 11-May.

Shell’s Valencia Knutsen is currently discharging her Sabine Pass-sourced cargo at MAAGP. Also, another Sabine Pass cargo on board Methane Julia Louise is to be delivered to Persian Gulf, ETA 1-May.

Shell’s Methane Alison Victoria is expected to deliver her Sabine Pass cargo to Royong MTP on 27-April.

Gas Natural’s La Mancha Knutsen lifted a cargo at Sabine Pass on 20-April and is currently signalling for Boryeong, ETA 23-May. This is the second cargo delivered to Boryeong from Sabine Pass.

Vitol’s Wilpride loaded at Bethioua on 23-April and is currently signalling for Port Said with no clear destination.