Novatek boosts gas flow by 4.2% in 9M-2021
Russian gas producer Novatek increased gas supply by 4.2% in the first nine months of the year to 59.1bn m3, the company reported on October 11, although output was down 0.7% year on year in the third quarter.
Overall hydrocarbon production averaged 1.7mn barrels of oil equivalent/day in the first nine months of 2021, up 4.5% year on year, while output in the third quarter was down 0.5% at 1.63m boe/d.
Novatek is Russia's second biggest gas producer after Gazprom and its leading LNG exporter. It operates the 17mn metric ton/year Yamal LNG plant and is developing a second, 20mn mt/yr facility, Arctic LNG-2, due to start up in 2023.