The first million tonnes of liquefied natural gas. “Yamal LNG” shipped fourteen consignments
16:09 5 марта 2018
Категории: News in English
The first million tonnes of liquefied natural gas was offloaded from the first stage of “Yamal LNG” plant. The millionth tonne was shipped in the 14th consignment of LNG, as it is informed in the press-service of the company.
72-hour tests were conducted at the end of February to confirm contract characteristics of production rate of the first stage of the LNG-plant. The average hour production rate in winter conditions exceeded the project on 9 percent. It confirms higher effectiveness of technology of liquefying in arctic conditions.
As we should remind, the first stage of the plant with the capacity 5 million and 500 thousand tonnes was started up in the 4th quarter of the previous year. Offloading of the first tanker took place on the 8th of December. LNG transportations are fulfilled by arctic gas carriers of Arc7 class with the capacity 170 thousand cubic meters or about 74 thousand tonnes.
The company “Yamal LNG” fulfills the project on building of the plant on production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) on resource base of the South-Tambey field with the capacity 16 million and 500 thousand tonnes per year. The shareholders of “Yamal LNG” are: “NOVATEK” (50.1%), Total (20%), CNPC (20%) and the Silk Road Fund (9.9%).