MOSCOW, April 20. /TASS/. Novatek expects launching of the second stage of the Yamal LNG Plant in September - October 2018, Chief Executive Officer of the Russian gas producer Leonid Mikhelson said on Friday.
"I hope it will be in September - October," he said.
It was reported earlier that second and third stages of the plant will be put into service in 2018-2019.
Yamal LNG project envisages operation of a plant for the production of liquefied natural gas with a capacity of 16.5 million tonnes per year on the resource base of the Yuzhno-Tambeyskoye Field in Arctic Russia. To date the first stage of the plant has been launched.