Russia reviews LNG options with Japan

21 Nov 2017   Japan, LNG, Russia

Russian energy company Gazprom said it was reviewing the opportunity to expand its only operational liquefied natural gas plant with its Japanese partner. Gazprom Chairman Alexei Miller hosted a delegation from Mitsubishi Corp. to review LNG opportunities in the Far East market. “The parties reviewed issues related to joint efforts under the Sakhalin II project, including the construction of the third train of the LNG plant,” the Russian energy company stated. The so-called train is the facility that turns natural gas into the super-cooled liquid form. Economies in the Asia-Pacific region are expanding faster than developed nations and taking on more oil and gas resources as a consequence. Island nations like Japan, meanwhile, have few resources of their own and rely on imports from major producers […]

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