The number of US liquefied natural gas export cargoes shrank in June as weak demand driven by the Covid-19 pandemic continued to take a toll on the sector.

The US loaded just 34 cargoes during that month, compared to 52 in May and 47 in June 2019, according to Energy Department data.

In terms of volume, there were 108.9 billion cubic feet of exports in June of this year, a 40.2% decrease over May 2020 and a 23.2%