Following the OECD Recommendation and internal procedures, the Agency discloses information on Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) of Category A projects.

18.03.2019 North Stream 2 Project

EXIAR is carrying out social and environmental review of the Nord Stream 2 Project with intention to provide insurance support.

Nord Stream 2 Project consists of construction and operation of new twin pipeline with capacity to deliver 55 billion cubic metres (bcm) of natural gas per year directly to the EU market. The twin pipeline will run from the Baltic coast in Leningrad region of Russia, through the Baltic Sea, reaching landfall near Greifswald in Germany. The pipeline will pass through the Exclusive Economic  Zones of Finland, Sweden and Denmark.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Reports of Nord Stream 2 Project are available at the following links:

13.11.2017 OLTIN YO’L GTL Project

EXIAR carried out socio-environmental review of gas-to-liquids project “OLTIN YO’L GTL” considering to possibility to provide financial support.

The Project is located in the Kashkadarya region of Uzbekistan, 40 km east of the City of Karshi, next to the Shurtan Gas Chemical Complex and will include the production of liquid hydrocarbon products, such as Naphtha, Kerosene, Diesel and Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG). The design capacity is 38,000 barrels per day.

Request for Project’s Environmental, Social, Health and Safety Impact Assessment materials /any additional environmental and social questions can be addressed to еhe Project operator at

16.03.2016 “Yamal LNG” Project

EXIAR considered participation in “Yamal LNG” project which is based on the reserves of the South Tambey Gas Field situated on the Yamal Peninsula. The project is aimed at extraction, liquefaction and shipment of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the customers.

The project is designed to produce around 16,5 mln t of the liquefied natural gas per year and up to 1,2 mln t of gas condensate which are designated for the European and Asia-Pacific markets.

The Agency carried out socio-environmental review of the project with the assistance of international environmental consultants and interaction with local communities, environmental NGOs and other stakeholders.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment report (ESIA) are available at

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Questions on environmental and social review of the projects can be addressed to EXIAR Manager on Environmental and Social Due Diligence at