Yamal LNG is located above the polar circle in the estuary of the Ob River, a wild, remote region that is frozen for 7-to-9 months a year and where winter temperatures can drop as low as -50°C
Moscow, July 2 - Neftegaz.RU. Yamal LNG
announced the scheduled maintenance of the 1st LNG
train with a shutdown for 19 days from 1 to 19 August 2021.
The regular maintenance is carried out in accordance with the approved annual schedule and will not affect the planned LNG production volume for the year.
Launched in late 2013, Yamal LNG is one of the largest and most complex LNG projects in the world.
But it is also one of the most competitive, as it leverages the immense onshore gas resources of Russia’s Yamal Peninsula.
Yamal LNG shareholders include:
- NOVATEK (50.1%)
Silk Road Fund (9.9%)
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
Train 4 – in May 202
In 2020, the facility produced 18.8 million tons of LNG accounting for more than 5% of the global LNG market
LNG from the facility is transported by a fleet of 15 Arc7
ice-class tankers with cargo capacity over 170 000 m3
each, as well as shipments
by 11 conventional gas carriers.