December 8 set for Novatek’s Yamal LNG launch?

December 8 set for Novatek's Yamal LNG launch?
Yamal LNG project (Image courtesy of Novatek)

Russia’s largest independent gas producer, Novatek, has set December 8 as a provisional date for the start-up of its Yamal LNG project in the Russian Arctic.

A source told Reuters they have received an invitation to the December 8 launch of the project’s first phase, however, the date could change.

Sovcomflot’s LNG tanker Christophe de Margerie, the world’s first ice-breaking LNG vessel, arrived at the Yamal berth on November 7 and is waiting to load the first cargo, LNG World News reported earlier.

The 172,600-cbm LNG carrier is the first of 15 ice-class tankers built to ship cargoes from the Yamal LNG project.

The three-train Yamal LNG plant, designed to produce about 16.5 million tonnes per year, will liquefy natural gas from the South Tambey field on the Yamal Peninsula.

The $27 billion project is a joint venture between Novatek, the operator with a 50.1 percent stake, China’s CNPC and Total of France with a 20 percent stake, each and China’s Silk Road Fund with a 9.9 percent stake.

 

LNG World News Staff

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< Apr 2018 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 1 2 3 4 5 6

33rd International Scientific & Expert Meeting of Gas Professionals

It is our pleasure to invite you to register your participation on the largest international symposium…

read more >

Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition (SMTC) 2018

The 3rd Singapore Maritime Technology Conference and Exhibition (SMTC) 2018…

read more >

CWC China LNG and Gas Summit & Exhibition 2018

The Only International Event to Meet the New Chinese LNG Buyers

read more >

9th SCADA World Summit 2018

The 4-day conference event’s key highlights will include case studies from leading energy & utilities companies, interactive discussions…

read more >