SINGAPORE - Kuwait Petroleum Corp is seeking a liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo for delivery in September, two industry sources said.

It is seeking the cargo on a delivered ex-ship (DES) basis for delivery into Mina Al Zour over Sept. 1 to 21 in a tender that closes on Aug. 5, one of the sources said.

Kuwait's LNG imports in July rose to their highest since August last year, shiptracking data from Refinitiv Eikon showed.

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