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China winter gas binge pushes it towards 2nd biggest LNG buyer

Efforts to reduce smog by promoting gas over coal at industrial sites have driven a 19% surge in demand through Oct

Trailers lining up to fill liquefied natural gas at Caofeidian terminal in Tangshan, Hebei province. Tankers with total capacity of 33.6 million tonnes have visited China this year, just 1.7 million tonnes below South Korea's total.


CHINA is ahead of schedule to become the second-largest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

The nation, already the world's top energy user, is on the verge of overtaking South Korea to become the second biggest buyer of LNG behind Japan...

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