Malaysia LNG, a subsidiary of Petronas, has successfully delivered its first carbon neutral LNG cargo to Hiroshima Gas Co., Ltd Japan which supplies gas for cities in the prefecture.
This 1909 gas company looks after energy supply to 10 cities including Hiroshima City, the transition to the more sustainable source has been advocated by the company as it sees increasing demands for carbon-neutral products.
Petronas Vice President of LNG Marketing & Trading, Shamsairi Ibrahim said, “We are proud to grow our 16-year relationship by being Hiroshima Gas’ chosen partner for their first CNLNG cargo. Providing cleaner energy solutions through carbon offsets will not only positively impact the LNG industry but will also create sustainable value for businesses, societies, and the world at large.”
Commenting on the deal, Hiroshima Gas Senior Executive Officer, Kazunori Tamura said, “Our business as a city gas supplier is seeing an increasing need to offer carbon-neutral city gas to our end-buyers. PETRONAS’ ability to provide such solution is certainly essential to ensure we are on track in our sustainability goals. We are pleased to have collaborated with PETRONAS for our first CNLNG cargo.”