Total signs long-term LNG agreement with Japan’s Chugoku Electric

27 July 2016, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Total has signed a binding heads of agreement with Chugoku Electric for the direct supply of liquefied natural gas, LNG, for a period of 17 years starting from 2019.

LNGUnder the agreement, Total will supply Chugoku Electric with up to 0.4 million tons of LNG per year from the company’s global portfolio.

“This supply agreement with one of Japan’s major regional electric utilities is an important milestone for Total in the country where the Group has been a reliable partner in supplying LNG for almost 40 years,” Laurent Vivier, president of gas at Total, said.

“Strengthening our presence in Japan, the world’s largest LNG importer, through long-term cooperation with leading LNG buyers, such as Chugoku Electric, is a key component of Total’s strategy.”

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