Product Company: International Pipeline Products (INPIPE)

Sakhalin’s LNG Plant And Its Implications

April 2009 Vol. 236 No. 4

In February 2009, Russia and Japan opened the liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant at Sakhalin II, thereby inaugurating Russia’s first LNG producing plant. This important Russian achievement has significant consequences for Moscow’s energy policy in the Far East and potentially beyond that to include Europe and possibly North America.