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Qatar’s RasGas Delivers First Natural Gas Cargo to Taiwan’s CPC

January 07, 2012

Jan. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Qatar’s RasGas Co. delivered the first liquefied natural gas cargo under an agreement signed last month with CPC Corp., Taiwan’s state-owned oil refiner, RasGas reported in a statement.

The Fuwairit carrier discharged its LNG cargo at a terminal in Taiwan on Jan. 5, RasGas said today in an e-mailed statement, citing its managing director, Hamad Rashid al-Mohannadi.

RasGas signed the deal with CPC on Dec. 6 to provide 1.5 million tons of liquefied natural gas over 20 years, according to the statement.

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