Located in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Russia, the Yamal LNG liquefaction terminal is operated by Yamal LNG. The terminal started operations in 2017 and is owned by Novatek, China National Petroleum, TotalEnergies, and others.

The Yamal LNG liquefaction terminal sources gas from Tambeiskoye South (Yuzhno-Tambeiskoye) field.

With four trains, the Yamal terminal has an LNG production capacity of 17.4Mtpa (million tons per annum), which is expected to remain the same as 17.4Mtpa by 2030.

Approximately 95.98% of the installed capacity is committed through long-term contracts, which amounts to roughly 16.7Mtpa.

During the period 2021-2025, the Yamal liquefaction plant is expected to witness an estimated capex of $350m.

About Yamal LNG

Yamal LNG OAO (Yamal LNG) is an independent oil and gas company. The company explores, develops, produces, processes and markets natural gas. Its licensed production fields include the South-Tambeyskoye field in the northeastern Yamal Peninsula. The company owns and operates South Tambey and Sabetta projects. Yamal LNG is also engaged in liquefaction and shipping of natural gas. It markets its products through a network of distribution channel across Russia. The company operates as a joint venture between Novatek, Total, CNPC and Silk Road Fund. It has an additional office in Moscow, Russia. Yamal LNG is headquartered in Yamal, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia.


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