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Russia could work with Qatar in all aspects of Yamal LNG project - Shmatko

Russia could work with Qatar throughout the whole Yamal LNG project cycle, including financing, Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko told reporters on Tuesday.
By Staff reporter 15 November 2011 Europe & Russia / LNG 0 1861

Russia could work with Qatar throughout the whole Yamal LNG project cycle, including financing, Russian Energy Minister Sergei Shmatko told reporters on Tuesday.

Qatari companies are major players on the LNG market. "Qatar is a major professional player, which could be used in the financial, technical and in time marketing sides," Shmatko said.

He added talks with Qatar regarding the LNG project are being conducted at a corporate level.

Qatar's expertise in arranging LNG shipments and the operation of LNG carriers could be of use in the project,...