ST. PETERSBURG, July 15. /TASS/. Gazprom will consider participation of German companies in the Baltic LNG construction project, Chief Executive of Gazprom LNG St. Petersburg Sergei Gustov said on Friday.
"We will consider all innovations and competencies of German companies in terms of technologies, solutions, major and essential project elements. I can say talks were successful with Siemens, BASF, TGR, and others," Gustov said.
A LNG engineering center can only be set up in the territory of Russia in close cooperation with German companies, the manager added.
The Baltic LNG project contemplates construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant with the capacity of 10 mln tonnes per year and expansion option up to 15 mln tonnes in Ust-Luga seaport on the Baltic Sea. The plant is scheduled to start operations in December 2021.