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Yamal LNG eclipses annual nameplate production

Yamal LNG eclipses annual nameplate production
Image courtesy of Novatek

Novatek-led Yamal LNG project produced more than 16.5 million tons of LNG since the start of 2019, exceeding its nameplate production capacity.

Novatek said on Friday, that the facility surpassed its annual nameplate production capacity during the first eleven months of the year, when all three LNG trains were in operation, as the third LNG train was launched at the end of 2018.

Yamal LNG has reached 25 million tons of LNG shipped since the start-up of Train 1 in December 2017 and has cumulatively dispatched more than 340 cargos.

Yamal LNG currently has three liquefaction trains in operation at Yamal LNG with a cumulative nameplate production capacity of 16.5 million tons per annum.

Novatek is also building the fourth liquefaction train of 900,000 tons per annum utilizing the hydrocarbon resources of the South-Tambeyskoye field in the Russian Arctic.

Yamal LNG shareholders include Novatek (50.1 percent), Total (20 percent), CNPC (20 percent), and the Silk Road Fund (9.9 percent).