Sakhalin Energy has commenced a complex planned turnaround of its gas production assets. This year, maintenance activities will take place at the Lunskoye-A offshore platform, the onshore processing facility (OPF), booster station No. 2 and the LNG plant, the company said in a statement.
“Due to current economic downturn and the pandemic challenge, we had to modify the initial turnaround scope. To ensure the safety of our people and reliable production, the company has decided to follow the original timeline, but shut down only one train at the LNG plant. At LUN-A and the OPF, we will be shutting down one train at a time”, said Ole Myklestad, Sakhalin Energy’s Production Director.
During the turnaround, Sakhalin Energy will continue delivering crude oil and LNG cargoes to its customers. A total of about 600 thousand tons of LNG and about 382 thousand tons of crude oil is expected to be offloaded over this period, with 13 oil tankers and LNG carriers calling at the port of Prigorodnoye.
The Sakhalin-2 gas production assets maintenance works will take just over a month to execute. Once the planned scope is completed, the company will fully resume its production activities.