Chinese companies are interested in building of the second plant on liquefying of gas in Yamal
14:08 9 февраля 2017
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Chinese partners can participate in building of the second plant on liquefying of gas of the company NOVATEK – “Arctic LNG 2”. A member of the board of directors of NOVATEK Gennady Timchenko does not exclude such opportunity. “The doors are open for any companies”, as he said on the press-conference, answering on a question about probable attracting of Chinese partners into the project.
NOVATEK scrutinizes the opportunity to build the new plant for liquefying of natural gas on the Gydan Peninsula. Gas for it will be delivered from with Salmanovskoye oil, gas, condensate field. The start of construction is planned for 2018, as TASS reports. Capital costs may reach approximately 10 milliard dollars. Reserves of fields of the project on categories C1 and C2 are estimated at 1 trillion and 200 milliard cubic meters of gas and 50 million and 500 thousand tons of liquid hydrocarbons.
In addition, Volga Group that manages assets of Gennady Timchenko is negotiating with Chinese partners on investing into construction of regasification terminals on the territory of China. As Gennady Timchenko says, such negotiations were conducted. The company has such plans. The details have not been discussed yet. He also states that it is possible to invest funds only after completion of the project “Yamal LNG”, a part of liquefied natural gas from which will be delivered to China.