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26 september 2018

LNG Shipped from the Yamal LNG Project Tops Five Million Tons

Moscow, 25 September, 2018. Yamal LNG announced today that the 68th cargo offloaded from the Yamal LNG project onto the Arc7 ice-class tanker “Christophe de Margerie” topped 5 million tons of LNG produced since the start-up of LNG train #1 in December 2017. The first two liquefaction trains with cumulative annual production capacity of 11 million tons have been operating within their nameplate design parameters.

As commissioning of LNG train #3 continues, the first firing of a compressor gas turbine was achieved in September, which is one of the key activities in the pre-startup sequence.