Australia: Tokyo Gas Receives First Cargo from … – LNG World News
Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. (President : Mr. Tsuyoshi Okamoto, hereafter Tokyo Gas ) received today the LNG cargo from the Pluto LNG project (hereafter the Project ), which Woodside Energy Limited (CEO and Managing Director : Mr. Peter Coleman, hereafter Woodside ) promoted in the state of Western Australia, at the Tokyo Gas Sodegaura LNG Terminal in Sodegaura city, Chiba prefecture, Japan.
This is the first time for Tokyo Gas to receive the LNG cargo from the Project.
The Project is located off the coast of Karratha in the northwestern part of Western Australia State, and started production in April, 2012. Tokyo Gas concluded the contracts of sales and purchase of interest as well as of LNG in August, 2007.
The LNG cargo Tokyo Gas received today had been transported by the vessel of Tokyo Gas, Energy Horizon , and contains approximately 78 thousand tons of LNG. This amount of LNG corresponds to the annual consumption volume of a quarter of a million standard households, when supplied as city gas.
As the LNG receipt from the projects of which Tokyo Gas has an interest, this Project is second to the Darwin LNG project. With this receipt, Tokyo Gas is at present to receive LNG from 11 projects in six countries in total.
Tokyo Gas keeps paying attention to the balance of supply stability, price reasonableness, and off-take flexibility of the procurement, and tries aggressively to diversify and enlarge the procurement source and the development of overseas business, posted in the long-term management vision, Challenge 2020 Vision .
LNG World News Staff, June 29, 2012; Image: tokyo-gas