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2016 June 17 16:52

Leningrad Region and Cryogas CJSC sign project passport for construction of LNG terminal at port Vysotsk (photo)

Leningrad Region and Cryogas CJSC have signed a project passport for construction of an LNG terminal at port Vysotsk. The document has been signed today, June 17th, a the SPIEF (Saint-Petersburg Inter Economic Forum) by Leningrad Region Governor Aleksandr Drozdenko and Cryogas Director General Ryszard Rudnicki, says the press center of the regional Government.

Cryogas CJSC (100% owned by Gazprombank, set up in 2004) is implementing the project on construction of a terminal for production and transshipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG)  at port Vysotsk (Leningrad Region). Production capacity of the terminal will be 660,000 t of LNG per year. The project also includes construction of an offshoot pipeline from the main gas pipeline via Vyborg to the border (Leningrad-Vyborg-Gosgranitsa).

The project implementation means generation of 100 jobs. The construction is to last 3-4 years (2015-2018).

Cryogas CJSC signed an agreement on construction of LNG terminal near port Vysotsk on November 26, 2014.

Port of Vysotsk is located in the Leningrad Region. In May 2012, RF Government expanded the limits of port Vysotsk through the inclusion of land plots and adjacent water area, where a general cargo terminal with annual capacity of 3 mln t is being constructed (on Putevoy Cape).

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