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China: Financing confirmation improves Yamal LNG outlook


China’s interest in Russian gas is clearly in a state of flux, as slowing demand growth in the People’s Republic and falling international gas prices call into question the need for imports from expensive projects. However, Novatek’s Yamal LNG project remains, in our view, a priority for China. It offers LNG supplies linked to market prices and the upside of 30 per cent equity ownership in the project if prices recover. With project financing from China of US$12 billion agreed and...

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