Construction on Novatek’s giant Yamal liquefied natural gas (LNG ) project in Russia is moving forward with the project’s plant around 88 percent complete, according to Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak.

“Overall, the project is more than 75 percent complete now and the first stage [the liquefied natural gas production plant] is around 88 percent complete,” Novak said on Wednesday during a telephone conversation with Nur Bekri, Director of China’s National Energy Administration and Deputy Chairman of the country’s National Development and Reform Commission.

Novak and Bekri also discussed a timetable for upcoming bilateral contacts on energy issues, a statement by Russian Energy Ministry said.

Source: LNG World News