Moscow, May 8 - Neftegaz.RU. Yamal LNG has shipped the 2nd million tons of LNG produced at its 1st LNG train.
The LNG produced at Yamal LNG commenced shipments from December 2017 utilizing Arc7 ice class carriers each holding 170 thousand cubic meters, or approximately 74 thousand tons of LNG
Yamal LNG reached the 2nd millionth ton shipped on the 27th cargo loaded and dispatched at the Sabetta seaport from the 1st LNG train. LNG deliveries under long-term contracts started in April 2018, with 4 LNG cargos already shipped under such commitments.
In April, the 1st firing of compressor gas turbines was performed at the 2nd LNG train comprising 5.5 million tons per annum, which represents one of the key milestones in the preparation of the train’s upcoming launch.
Yamal LNG is constructing a 16.5 mmtpa natural gas liquefaction plant utilizing the hydrocarbon resources of the South Tambeyskoye field on the Yamal peninsula located in the Arctic territory of Russia.
The 1st LNG train commenced LNG production in the Q4 2017 with the loading of the inaugural tanker on 8 December 2017.