The scarcity of on-the-water LNG cargoes heading to Asia and a constriction in supply for loading in late January meant that buyers of prompt deliveries have been left with a dearth of options during the week of Jan. 12, according to industry participants and vessel-tracking data. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now This comes even as bids for early February deliveries surged past $30/MMBtu, leaving end-users across Northeast Asia grappling with low inventory due to a cold snap that has spiked heating demand and depleted inventories to critical levels. On Jan. 11, Platts had assessed the JKM benchmark at $6.768/MMBtu, or 31% higher on […]