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29 august 2018

Yamal LNG Plant Tops Four Million Tons

Moscow, 29 August 2018. Yamal LNG announced the project has shipped four million tons of LNG to-date.

The 54-th cargo shipped from Yamal LNG topped 4 million tons of LNG produced since the start-up of Train 1 in December 2017. Currently, there are two LNG trains in operation with a total capacity of 11 million tons per annum, with both trains having reached their design capacity. Commissioning of the Train 3 is in progress.

Yamal LNG is constructing a 17.4 mtpa natural gas liquefaction plant comprised of three LNG trains of 5.5 mtpa each and one LNG train of 900 thousand tons per annum, utilizing the hydrocarbon resources of the South Tambey Field located in the Russian Arctic. The first LNG Train began production in the fourth quarter of 2017 with the loading of the inaugural tanker on 8 December 2017. The first cargo produced by Train 2 was dispatched on 9 August 2018. Yamal LNG shareholders include PAO NOVATEK (50.1%), Total (20%), CNPC (20%), and the Silk Road Fund (9.9%).