The flow of natural gas to liquefaction plants along the Gulf Coast has declined in October, largely due to maintenance and outages. S. LNG exports could start to rise this week as some traders expect Cove Point to return to service soon. Demand for LNG is set to remain robust this winter, and U.S. exports are likely to soar again when Freeport LNG returns to service. Natural gas flows to liquefaction plants along the Gulf Coast have been on the decline since the start of October, reflecting a decline in LNG production prompted by maintenance and outages. The Cove Point LNG facility is undergoing regular maintenance and Freeport LNG remains shut after an explosion in June. This will likely change as Cove Point is expected to return to regular operation soon and Freeport is preparing to resume normal operation as well, although it first needs to secure full approval […]