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RWE Adds African Producers to Talks on Supplying German Terminal

  • German utility also in talks with Qatar and U.S. producers
  • RWE is positive more LNG will come to northwest Europe

Africa is joining Qatar and the U.S. on the list of potential suppliers of liquefied natural gas to Germany’s first import terminal for the fuel.

Talks are underway with African LNG producers to supply the planned German facility, as well as with Qatar, the world’s biggest producer, said Andree Stracke, chief commercial officer at RWE AG’s supply and trading unit. The German utility has agreed to take capacity in the proposed terminal near Hamburg.