Exclusive: Russia to boost LNG output fivefold to supply Asia
Utilizing the Arctic, Moscow eyes 20% global market share, energy minister says
Russia wants to send more LNG from plants in the Arctic to Japan and other Asian countries.
MOSCOW -- Russia aims to increase its liquefied natural gas output about fivefold by 2035 to capture about 20% of the global market.
The country envisions up to 70% of its LNG exports by then going to the Asia-Pacific region, through the Arctic Ocean shipping route.
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