LNG

Russia planning big boost in LNG output by 2035

Russia’s Energy Ministry is drawing up an LNG development programme for the country to 2035 that plans for substantial output growth
By Staff reporter 6 April 2018 0 30321

Russia’s Energy Ministry is drawing up an LNG development programme for the country to 2035 that plans for substantial output growth, Energy Minister Alexander Novak told journalists on Friday.

Novak said the ministry was aware that action was needed to avoid competition between Russia’s LNG and its pipeline gas on export markets, but it has not yet come up with a substantive proposal on how this might be done.

“We support the thesis that construction of LNG capacities should not be to the detriment of pipeline gas....