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Yamal LNG produces 9 million t of LNG in first half of 2019

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Yamal LNG has announced that it has produced 9 million t of LNG and 600 000 t of stable gas condensate in the first half 2019. All three LNG trains were running above nameplate capacity in the first half of 2019.

For the same period, 126 LNG tanker shipments were dispatched. Most of the LNG was transhipped from the ice-class LNG carriers to conventional vessels in Norway and delivered to various markets. From the start of transhipment in November 2018, 123 ship-to-ship transfer operations have been conducted.

Yamal LNG is constructing a 17.4 million tpy natural gas liquefaction plant comprising three LNG trains of 5.5 million tpy each and one LNG train of 900 000 tpy, utilising the hydrocarbon resources of the South-Tambeyskoye field in the Russian Arctic. The first LNG train began production in 4Q17 and trains 2 and 3 in July 2018 and November 2018, respectively. Yamal LNG shareholders include PAO Novatek (50.1%), Total (20%), CNPC (20%), and the Silk Road Fund (9.9%).

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