Moscow, August 16 - Neftegaz.RU.
Yamal LNG announced that it has shipped
its twentieth million ton of LNG since the commencement of the project.
The new Arc7 ice-class tanker “Vladimir Voronin” loaded the 273-rd cargo as the project reached 20 million tons of LNG produced since the start-up of Train 1 in December 2017.
The inaugural voyage of the “Vladimir Voronin” is the twelfth Arc7 ice-class tanker built specifically for the Yamal LNG project.
There are 3 liquefaction trains currently in operation at Yamal LNG with cumulative nameplateproduction capacity of 16.5 million tons per annum.
Yamal LNG is constructing a 17.4 mtpa natural gas liquefaction plant comprised of 3 LNG trains of 5.5 mtpa each and one LNG train of 900 000 tons per annum, utilizing the hydrocarbon resources of the South-Tambeyskoye field in the Russian Arctic
The 1st LNG Train began production in Q4 2017, Trains 2 and 3 - in July 2018 and November 2018, respectively. Yamal LNG shareholders include NOVATEK
(50.1%), Total (20%), CNPC (20%), and the Silk Road Fund (9.9%).