The third stage of “Yamal LNG” was launched with participation of Prime Minister Medvedev
16:59 11 декабря 2018
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Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrived in Sabetta, where he is conducting the conference on development of the Arctic. As previously reported in the Cabinet of Ministers, the conference is attended by members of the government of the Russian Federation, ministers of energy, transport, natural resources and environment, the minister for development of the Far East, heads of regions.
Within the trip Dmitry Medvedev participated in the ceremony of commissioning the plant “Yamal LNG” in full capacity. As we should remind, on the 10th of December this event was announced by the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitry Artyukhov at the International Congress of Arctic Media. Medvedev will hold the meeting with the head of Yamal.
Thus, the project reached its project capacity in 16 million 500 thousand tonnes of LNG per year.
Loading of the first consignment of LNG from the third technological stage to the gas carrier “Christophe de Margerie”, which had been built for this project, was started today.
“Yamal LNG” fulfills the project on building of the plant of liquefied natural gas on the base of the South-Tambey field. The shareholders are: NOVATEK (50.1%), Total (20%), CNPC (20%) and the Silk Road Fund (9.9%). Three technological lines with the capacity 5 million 500 thousand tonnes each and one in almost 1 million tonnes are planned within the project.