VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Sept 3 Japanese banks may
take part in financing of several liquefied natural gas projects
led by Russia's Novatek and Gazprom, Russian Economy Minister
Alexei Ulyukayev said on Saturday.
Speaking on the sidelines of a business forum in the Russian
Far East city of Vladivostok, Ulyukayev said that the Japan Bank
for International Cooperation and Nippon Export and Investment
Insurance (NEXI) are interested in Novatek's Arctic LNG-2
project and Gazprom's Sakhalin-2 LNG expansion.
"We are talking about credit in dollars, but yen can also be
used," Ulyukayev told journalists.
(Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; Writing in Moscow by Lidia Kelly;
Editing by Kim Coghill)