Australia bypasses Qatar to become world’s top exporter of LNG

In November, Australia shipped 6.7936 million tons of LNG, while Qatar exported 6.2025 million tons. (Reuters)

Australia has bypassed Qatar as the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the first time in November, according to data released on Monday.

In November, Australia shipped 6.7936 million tons of LNG, while Qatar exported 6.2025 million tons.

Australia’s LNG exports jumped more than 15 percent from the previous month, while Qatari LNG exports fell three percent, marking a first for them for this time of year since 2014.

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