Sakhalin-2 delivers first carbon offset LNG cargo to Japan


The Russia-based Sakhalin-2 project – operated by Sakhalin Energy, a company owned by Gazprom, Shell, Mitsui and Mitsubishi – has delivered its first carbon neutral/offset liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo to Japan.

Arriving at the Chita Terminal, Aichi Prefecture, the cargo is to be sold by Japanese company Toho Gas to its customers.

The purchase by Toho Gas reflects Japan’s drive for its industry to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

Commenting on the sale, Roman Dashkov, CEO, Sakhalin Energy, said, “Successful cooperation with Asia-Pacific customers and Sakhalin Energy’s work on decarbonising the entire LNG chain from production to final usage of end-users allows Sakhalin to bring gas supplies to Japan to the next stage.”

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