Yamal LNG Marks 20 Million Tons Shipped

Yamal LNG has hit a milestone 20 million tons of LNG shipped since the commencement of the project in December 2017. The milestone cargo was loaded onboard the new Arc7 ice-class tanker “Vladimir Voronin” marking the 273 cargo to sail from the port of Sabetta in Russia’s Far North. Vladimir Voronin is now the twelfth ice-class Arc7 LNG carrier built specifically for the … [Read more...]

Novatek Signs Partners for Arctic LNG-2 Project

Russian gas produce Novatek has closed its search for partners for its proposed Arctic LNG-2 project, adding a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), CNOOC and the Japan Arctic LNG consortium to the project. Novatek's Arctic LNG-2 project proposes constructing three-train LNG export plant with a capacity of approximately 19.8 mmtpa extracted from the … [Read more...]

Arctic Sea Route Opens For Yamal LNG Cargo

by Sabina Zawadzki (Reuters) - A liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker carrying a cargo from the Yamal LNG plant has spent this week making its way through Arctic waters north of Russia towards Asia, marking the first voyage of the 2019 summer season across the Northern Sea Route. The Vladimir Rusanov, an Arc7-classed LNG tanker that can plough through semi-cleared waters, left … [Read more...]

Russia Eyes Greater Energy Dominance as Novatek Taps Arctic

By Olga Tanas, Dina Khrennikova and Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) -- Almost 1,500 miles from Moscow, the tiny port of Sabetta nestles in a desolate Russian Arctic peninsula. A former outpost for Soviet geologists, it’s now the site of Russia’s most ambitious liquefied natural gas project, operated by a company that only entered the market just over a year ago. Several times … [Read more...]

Yamal LNG Celebrates 10 Million Metric Tons Shipped Since Inception

MOSCOW, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Yamal LNG has shipped 10 million tonnes of LNG since production began in December 2017, Russia's largest liquefied natural gas project said on Monday. It said the 136th cargo was offloaded on to the Arc7 ice-class tanker Vladimir Vize. Yamal LNG's annual capacity stands at 16.5 million tonnes with plans to increase to 17.4 million … [Read more...]