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YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK, July 16 (Itar-Tass) - Sakhalin regional Governor Alexander Khoroshavin has asked President Putin to give support to projects aimed at broadening the LNG production in Sakhalin.
Khoroshavin said at a conference on the development of Sakhalin on Tuesday that at issue was above all, the third stage of the construction of a LNG production plant "Sakhalin -2" with a capacity of up to five million tons a year, which might be built within the shortest possible period and at the lowest possible cost. It will enable Russia to occupy a very serious niche in the Asian Pacific Region, the governor stressed.
Gas supplied from the Kirinsky and Yuzhno-Kirinsky gas deposits and in future, from the Vostochno-Odoptinsky gas field, will serve as a resource basis for Sakhalin-2 LNG production plant, he said.
The construction of a new LNG production plant which the Rosneft company is going to build in the Russian Far East, is even a more significant project for Sakhalin, the regional governor said. "From our point of view the most perspective site where the LNG plant should be situated is the Ilyinsky port in the southwest of the Sakhalin coast. It will rely on two "Sakhalin-1" projects and on the Rosneft own resources estimated at around 600 billion cubic meters, the governor said.
A resolution on launching the third stage of Sakhalin -2 and the construction of the new LNG production plant should be adopted as soon as possible, the governor said.