Sakhalin Region could see a new LNG plant built in the future, Sakhalin governor Aleksandr Khoroshavin said Friday in response to a journalist's question on LNG production int he region, K2K News has reported.
"We are engaged in serious consultations to build a third line at the Prigorodniy LNG plant under the Sakhalin-2 project and the construction of a new LNG plant.
A protocol has been signed between Gazprom and Shell
on an asset swap.
Expanding the Sakhalin-2 project and Shell's participation in the sakhalin-3 project are essential conditions to this swap", the governor said.
explained that under the protocol, Shell
will give up a number of its European assets to Gazprom in return for some of the gas monopoly's assets in projects in Sakhalin, including Sakhalin-3.