Gazprom May Order 20 LNG Tankers
Thursday, September 13, 2007
Russia's Gazprom may tender for up to 20 LNG tankers early next year, according to a Reuters report. The ships may be deemed necessary to ship LNG from the Shtokman field, according to the report.
According to the report, a local shipyard official said that told Gazprom informed companies that it may tender for ships in the range of 80,000-100,000 dwt.
The project in the Barents Sea is expected to start pumping 23-24 billion cu. m. of natural gas a year by 2013. (Source: Reuters)