No. 09



LNG Shipments From MENA To US Rise In 2000

Shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) totaled 45 in 2000, up six over the previous year (see Table). The increase coincided with a period of record high gas prices in the US and a 34% rise in the quantity of LNG imported there in 2000 compared with the previous year (4.7mn tons and 3.5mn tons respectively). Qatar became the regions biggest supplier to...