Kazakhstan launches LNG power plant

By Staff reporter 13 February 2017

Kazakhstan’s Global Gas Group has launched an LNG-fired power plant in Astana. LNG is supplied to the plant by Gazprom.

The plant’s capacity is 25 MW, enough to heat over 50 hectares of floor space. The first consumer is Astana’s Nazarbayev University.

"Russian LNG will be used not only for gasification of the city, but also to fuel Astana’s public transport," Sergei Likhovskikh, deputy director of economics and finance at Gazprom Transgaz Yekaterinburg, said at the plant’s opening ceremony.

Gazprom dispatched its first LNG shipment from Yekaterinburg to...

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