14 Feb 2024 12:14

Novatek LNG complex in Kashira nears completion

MOSCOW. Feb 14 (Interfax) - Novatek-LNG Fuel Kashira LLC has almost completed construction of a mini liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in the Kashira special economic zone in Moscow Region, the regional construction oversight agency reported.

Inspectors have found that the facility is "99%" completed, with experts "finalizing commissioning work on process equipment and engineering systems," Glavgosstroynadzor said.

Construction of the 3,000-square-meter facility began in January 2023 and was scheduled for completion at the end of 2023.

The CEO of Russian LNG producer Novatek , Leonid Mikhelson and Moscow Region Governor Andrei Vorobyov signed an investment agreement on the project at the 2022 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. It calls for building a plant with capacity to produce 14,000 tonnes of fuel per year at a cost of about 2.6 billion rubles.