KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 Malaysian state-owned oil
company Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has signed
an agreement to supply liquefied natural gas to Japan's Hokkaido
Electric Power Company for ten years.
Under the agreement, signed through Petronas' subsidiary
Malaysia LNG Sdn Bhd, Petronas will deliver up to 130,000 metric
tonnes of LNG per year to Hokkaido Electric, Petronas said in a
statement on Thursday.
Malaysia LNG operates Petronas' Bintulu LNG complex in the
East Malaysian state of Sarawak.
(Reporting by Emily Chow; Editing by Jane Merriman)