Russia to host world’s largest LNG Conference in 2022
The Chair of the LNG 18 Steering Committee and Immediate Past President of IGU, Mr Jérôme Ferrier, said the Steering Committee’s decision to hold LNG 2022 in Russia reflected the international gas industry’s esteem for Russia as an important and growing exporter of LNG.
The LNG market is experiencing rapid growth and is expected to grow by an unprecedented 46% by 2021. The timing of LNG 2022 will be at an important stage of LNG growth and the global gas market.
The LNG conference is held every three years and alternates between producing and consuming countries. The next LNG conference, LNG 2019, is scheduled for Shanghai, P.R. China on 1-5 April 2019.
“In building on Russia success as a major natural gas exporter to the world and the many attractions of St. Petersburg as a host city for large events, I have no doubt that LNG 2022 will be the most successful LNG conference yet”.
The bid to host LNG 2022 was put forward by Gazprom and is supported by the authorities of St. Petersburg and the central government of Russia.