Petrobras increases LNG imports by 200% in 2021
Petrobras announced they imported a record 23 MMm3d of LNG in 2021, a volume around 200% higher than the one recorded in the previous year.
The record occurred during a year of strong thermoelectric demand in Brazil, due to the worst drought ever recorded in hydroelectric reservoirs in more than 90 years. Petrobras imports LNG from countries such as the U.S., Trinidad & Tobago and Qatar.
"In the same year, LNG represented around 30% of Petrobras' total portfolio of natural gas supply, being essential to meet the demands contracted by its customers," said the company.
The former record volume for Petrobras was in 2014, when the company imported 20 MMm3d of LNG.
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