Decision made to implement major gas processing and liquefaction project near Ust-LugaChristian Fernsby ▼ | April 2, 2019
Gazprom and RusGazDobycha made a decision on the final configuration of the project for a large-scale complex that will process ethane-containing gas and produce liquefied natural gas (LNG) near the settlement of Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region.
Russia The complex will be processing ethane-containing gas produced by Gazprom
The project envisages the construction of capacities for the processing of 45 billion cubic meters of gas and for the production and shipping of 13 million tons of LNG, up to 4 million tons of ethane and over 2.2 million tons of liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) per year.
The complex will be processing ethane-containing gas produced by Gazprom from the Achimov and Valanginian deposits of the Nadym-Pur-Taz region.
The gas remaining after the processing (about 20 billion cubic meters) will go into the company's gas transmission system.
It is expected to put the first train of the complex into operation in the second half of 2023 and the second train in late 2024. The project operator is RusKhimAlyans, a special-purpose company established on a parity basis by Gazprom and RusGazDobycha. ■