Double digit LNG shipment in just over 1 year
Yamal LNG – backed by Novatek, Total, CNPC and Silk Road Fund - has shipped its 10 millionth ton of LNG since the commencement of the project in the Russian Arctic
Yamal LNG announced that it has shipped its ten millionth ton of LNG since the commencement of the project - start-up of Train 1 was in December 2017 - when the 136th cargo offloaded onto the Arc7 ice-class tanker Vladimir Vize was discharged.
The Russian gas company – whose shareholders include Novatek (50.1%), Total (20%), CNPC (20%), and the Silk Road Fund (9.9%) - is constructing a 17.4 mtpa natural gas liquefaction plant comprised of 3 LNG trains of 5.5 mtpa each and 1 LNG train of 900,000 tons per annum, utilizing the hydrocarbon resources of the South-Tambeyskoye field in the Russian Arctic.
The first LNG Train began production in Q4 2017 and Trains 2 and 3 - in July 2018 and November 2018, respectively. Yamal LNG
In late December 2018 Novatek announced that its next LNG project, Arctic LNG 2 and Nuovo Pignone (Italy) signed an agreement on turbo machinery equipment for the supply of gas turbine compressors and gas turbine generators for 3 liquefaction trains for Arctic LNG 2 project. For Arctic LNG 2, Yamal needs the unique turbo machinery to produce 6.6 million tons of LNG yearly.