ExxonMobil LNG Asia Pacific Awarded LNG import license for Singapore

SINGAPORE – ExxonMobil LNG Asia Pacific (EMLAP), a registered business name of ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, has been awarded a license to import and sell liquefied natural gas by the Energy Market Authority.


  • Enhances reliable and competitive LNG supplies to customers
  • Continues to build on ExxonMobil's LNG activities in Singapore

SINGAPORE – ExxonMobil LNG Asia Pacific (EMLAP), a registered business name of ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, has been awarded a license to import and sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) by the Energy Market Authority.

“This award builds on our active and growing presence in Singapore,” said Frank Kretschmer, President, ExxonMobil LNG Asia Pacific. “We look forward to further strengthening our relationships with our customers with reliable and competitively-priced LNG supply.”

Over the coming decades, natural gas is expected to play an increasingly important role in meeting demand for cleaner fuel, meeting society’s needs in the critical areas of power generation and transportation. With over 40 years of global leadership experience in LNG, ExxonMobil is active across the LNG and natural gas value chain in most major markets. 

Singapore is a hub for ExxonMobil’s LNG activities including trading, and the management of LNG cargo logistics and operations. In addition, EMLAP handles the marketing of ExxonMobil’s equity LNG. ExxonMobil also has its market development team based in Singapore. 

“Over the last six years, ExxonMobil has harnessed the advantages Singapore offers, to grow its LNG activities here,” said Geraldine Chin, Chairman and Managing Director, ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. “LNG hub activities have created new opportunities for marketing, trading, optimization and logistics.” 

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About ExxonMobil in Singapore
ExxonMobil is one of Singapore’s largest foreign manufacturing investors with over S$25 billion in fixed asset investments. Our Singapore affiliate, ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (EMAPPL), has manufacturing facilities which include an integrated world-scale refining and petrochemical complex in Jurong and Jurong Island. EMAPPL has a network of service stations under the Esso brand and is a supplier of cylinder cooking gas. It serves customers and commercial markets in the region with its industrial, aviation and marine fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and liquefied natural gas. EMAPPL also contributes to community programs in Singapore that support the arts and education, health and the environment. For more information, visit www.exxonmobil.com.sg or follow us on Twitter.

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