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AGL flags Vic LNG import delay to FY22

A ship that carried 174,000 cubic metres of LNG in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (AAP)

AGL Energy says it will start importing liquefied natural gas into Victoria in the second half of the 2022 financial year, a year later than previously hoped.

AGL Energy says it will start importing liquefied natural gas into Victoria in the second half of the 2022 financial year, a year later than previously planned.

The energy generator and retailer had already flagged a delay in imports via its proposed Crib Point jetty and confirmed the new timetable on Friday having switched floating storage and regasification units in response to an ongoing environmental review by the Victorian government.

AGL now plans on using the Hoegh Esperanza rather than the Hoegh Giant it proposed in December, but the Esperanza has a later delivery window.

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