Company representative Phillippe Sauguet confirms that Total will buy almost 25 percent of the plant’s total output.
“We have signed a deal on the delivery of 4 million tons per year”, Sauguet said, Oilru.com reports.
With the deal, more than 75 percent of the LNG plant’s output has found buyers, the project operators confirm. From before, the Chinese CNPC has confirmed that is will buy a minimum of three million tons of the liquefied gas per year.
Both Total and the CNPC are project partners together with operator Novatek. The two companies both control 20 percent of the Yamal LNG operating company.
The Yamal LNG is based on the resources of the South Tambey field. The plant is built to be able to produce an annual 16,5 million ton of LNG per year. All of the gas is to be shipped out from the Sabetta port, an infrastructure object which currently are under development.
Russia’s only aircraft carrier, the Northern Fleet’s “Admiral Kuznetsov”, has finished repairs and is ready to leave the port of Murmansk. According to a Russian news agency, the vessel will sail to Syria.
A century and a half ago, Norway was home to roughly three thousand brown bears, the majority of bears in all of Scandinavia. By 1930, the bears were virtually extinct. Decades of aggressive management tactics and bounties had wiped out one of the area’s most iconic species.
Microplastics, the tiny plastic particles that are accumulating in marine waters and big lakes around the world, are now showing up in the Arctic waters south and southwest of Svalbard, Norway, a new study says.
REYKJAVIK: The climatic changes taking place in the Arctic are a call to action for the world. We must answer with more international cooperation and more research, says Tore Hattrem, State Secretary of Norway’s Foreign Ministry.
“Partnership should and shall shape the development of the Arctic, therefore cooperation is the starting point for our Arctic policy,” Vladimir Barbin, Senior Arctic Official and representative to the Arctic Council, said at the Arctic Circle 2015 assembly.
August 9th, the Barents Region celebrated the UN International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The day was commemorated in several parts of the region, including Karasjok in Northern Norway and Teriberka in Northwestern Russia.
Norway’s Foreign Minister Børge Brende has asked Russia for an explanation to the high number of asylum seekers coming to Norway via Russia. Syrian refugees that have lived in Russia for a long time, will be stopped on the border and sent back.