Malaysia receives LNG cargo from Brunei
Petroliam Nasional Bhd, Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas producer, received a spot cargo of liquefied natural gas from Brunei, according to ship-tracking data.
The Abadi, with a capacity of about 135,000 cubic meters, arrived yesterday at the Sungai Udang receiving terminal in Melaka on the western coast of peninsular Malaysia, according to transmissions captured by IHS Fairplay on Bloomberg. The tanker loaded the supercooled natural gas at Brunei LNG Bhd’s Lumut terminal and departed October 5, the data show.
Malaysia has no long-term contracts to buy natural gas from Brunei, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Malaysia was the world’s second-largest producer of LNG in 2012, with exports of 23.72 million tonnes, according to the International Group of LNG Importers. It began importing LNG for domestic consumption on the peninsula in May.-- Bloomberg