A Japanese energy company said it was exploring the options to work alongside one of Russia’s larger gas players on liquefied natural gas options. Japanese company Marubeni Corp. said it signed a memorandum of understanding with Novatek, Russia’s largest independent natural gas company. Under the terms of the understanding, both sides will explore options for supplies of liquefied natural gas possibly from an Arctic line. “By further deepening its cooperative relationship with Novatek through energy resources co-development in Russia and trade in hydrocarbon resources, Marubeni is committed to contributing not only to the mutually beneficial relationship between Japan and Russia, but to the stable supply of energy to Japan,” the Japanese company said […]