Gazprom developing LNG bunker plant in the Baltic Sea

Gazprom plans to build an LNG plant in the Baltic Sea to utilize the potential for selling environmental fuel in the ECA zone.

Russian gas conglomerate Gazprom considers establishing production facilities to produce and deliver LNG as fuel for ships operating in the Baltic Sea, according to Reuters. The facility, which aims at delivering one tonne of fuel per year, will allegedly be ready by 2020, and the whole idea behind the plan is that Gazprom will utilize the potential for selling the environmental LNG as bunker once the ECA zone comes into effect on January 1st, 2015.

"Taking into account the tightening of pollution level rules... gas is now starting to be more and more viewed as a fuel for different types of transport," says Olga Lostmanova, chief technologist at Gazprom's department for gas fuels development.

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