SAUDI ARABIA. Saudi Arabia’s exports of natural gas liquids including propane and butane advanced 79% in August from a year earlier, the Saudi Port Authority said.
The world’s largest crude exporter shipped 197,824 metric tons of the fuel in August, up from 110,763 tons the previous year, according to data posted on the port authority’s website.
Saudi exports of natural gas liquids, or NGLs, in the first eight months of the year fell by 5% to 1.22 million tons from 1.28 million tons a year earlier.
The figures don’t include shipments from ports operated by Saudi Arabian Oil Co. or Saudi Aramco. It doesn’t publish data on NGL exports.