The US has emerged as the world’s second-largest exporter of liquefied natural gas by liquefaction capacity, on par with Qatar and just behind Australia, a representative from US-based Cheniere Energy told a conference in China.

The US “is now the joint second-largest exporter of LNG by operational capacity”, Jia Yin, chief representative of Cheniere Energy in China, told delegates attending the 15th China LNG conference held by Guangdong Oil & Gas Association in Yangzhou last week.

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