June 21, 2019 NII KPU experts took part in the strategic expert session “Strategic and Organizational Planning for the Implementation of the Low-tonnage LNG Development Project in the Sakhalin Region”, which was supported by the Center for Strategic Research.

The event was attended by representatives of companies-manufacturers of LNG equipment, representatives of the Sakhalin Oblast Government, and external experts.

Opening remarks were made by Deputy Chairman of the Sakhalin Oblast Government Kirill Podberezny. The report of the Director General of Gazprom LNG Technologies Konstantin Belousov on the expansion of the use of LNG in the region as a motor fuel, as well as for autonomous gasification, became the central presentation of the event.

Recall that, within the framework of SPIEF-2019, Gazprom LNG Technologies LLC and the Sakhalin Oblast Government concluded an agreement on the development of the LNG production and use market.

Currently, the NII KPU project portfolio has a number of completed projects related to prospective LNG topics. On the basis of the accumulated experience, active development of new initiatives for the development of low and medium tonnage production and marketing of LNG is being conducted in accordance with the tasks set by the President of the Russian Federation V.V. By Putin, to increase the share of LNG in the energy balance of the regions, in particular, the Arctic territories and the Far East.