Osaka Gas president Takehiro Honjon said: “We will be able to lift Freeport LNG cargoes that have no destination clauses.
“We then want to resell as much of this volume as possible.
“This LNG is Henry Hub-linked and we could consider not only just bringing it back to Japan but other options such as swapping cargoes with those in Southeast Asia, Europe.”
The company has a natural gas liquefaction tolling agreement with the Freeport project on the Texas Gulf Coast, which is expected to start in 2018. – Platts