Yamal LNG — the largest LNG plant in Russia today. Its total share in the global LNG market is about 5%. This is explained by the Chairman of the Board «NOVATEK». The project was carried out in the shortest possible time. The first shipment of LNG took place in December last year. Since produced over 100 tanker loads of LNG. The total volume amounted to 7.5 million tons. Delivered to consumers on five continents.
The design capacity of each production line is 5.5 million tons. The company’s three. Total installed capacity reaches 16.5 million tons of LNG per year. Support was also provided by a fleet of ice-class tankers Arc7. This also applies to gas carriers lower ice class. All of them are engaged in transportation of LNG. As reported by NOVATEK, the plant reached its design capacity.
To date, there is still commissioning work. However, running all three processing lines of the enterprise. The launch of the second and third lines took place much earlier than planned. The second line was launched, ahead of the original schedule of 6 months. The third launch took place before more than a year. This event was a solemn ceremony in Sabetta.
The plant «Yamal LNG» should become a benchmark for the world gas industry. The benchmark in terms of timing of implementation of any project. Due to this, the company came into the game in the global market. Moreover, it has become one of the major participants. Implementation of the project allows you to create a large-scale LNG cluster. Has mind on the peninsulas of Yamal and Gydan. The plant uses conventional natural gas resources of the area. Thus, the company is nearing its strategic goal.