No. 38

22 September 1997


First Qatari LNG Shipment Via Suez Canal Departs 30 September

The first shipment via the Suez Canal of Qatari liquefied natural gas (LNG) bound forSpain is set to leave Ras Laffan on 30 September. It is due to arrive in Spain on 13October. Last May, the Qatar Liquefied Gas Company (Qatargas) signed a 13-month contractproviding for the purchase by Spain's Enagas of up to 13 cargoes totaling some 420,000tons of LNG over the period September 1997-September...