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TechnipFMC and partners contribute to Yamal LNG project

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In joint venture with its partners JGC and Chiyoda, TechnipFMC successfully contributed towards the first cargo of LNG for Yamal LNG project on 8 December. The work is being carried out in Sabetta, Northern Russia, where one of the world’s largest LNG facilities is currently being built by TechnipFMC and its partners. The plant has started to produce LNG from the first train, which has an annual capacity of 5.5 million metric t.

To build such a facility, TechnipFMC fabricated 142 modules in the Asian region, which are intended to the three LNG trains. The fabrication achieved a record of 50 million man-hours without any lost-time injury. All of the modules were successfully completed and delivered in a timely manner in Russia, via the Suez Canal or Bering Strait.

“This achievement is the result of 44 months of strong collaboration between our client, partners, subcontractors and TechnipFMC, and extraordinary commitment of the teams, more than 65 000 people at peak of activities, from engineering to start-up phases, as well as a remarkable logistics scheme. We have completed the world’s biggest module fabrication, we have overcome the challenge to ship all modules safely and ahead of schedule in the Arctic region, despite extreme climatic conditions and a limited navigation window, experiencing new delivery routes, and, to end, we have started-up the first LNG Train of the plant on schedule”, commented Jean-Marc Aubry, Director of the project.

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