It was 50 years ago on October 12 1964 that the Methane Princess delivered the world’s first commercial LNG cargo to the UK’s Canvey Island regasification terminal. Since that time, the industry has grown to over 400 trade routes involving 45 countries.
Wood Mackenzie has prepared an infographic depicting the history of the industry. Now a major part of the global energy industry, the analysts believe LNG will remain one of the fastest growing commodities for the next five decades.
View the full size infographic here.