VOL. XLII

No. 33

16-August-1999

GENERAL

Short-Term Supply Problems Ease As Koreas LNG DemandOutlook Improves

The Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) is still trying to reduceits LNG import program by some 15 to 16 cargoes this year. But Koreasshort-term demand situation appears to have improved in the weeks since companyofficials first contacted suppliers in Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei and Qatarwith a view to cutting back on the companys contractual commitments (MEES,5 July). The downsizing effort was...