Supermajor Shell intends to exit its joint ventures in Russia, including a major liquefied natural gas plant, it said on Monday, becoming the third Western energy company to announce it is leaving the country in the wake of Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

Shell's move comes after supermajor BP announced its own exit on Sundayand Norwegian energy giant Equinor followed suit earlier on Monday.

Shell will quit the Sakhalin 2 LNG facility, located on Sakhalin island, where it holds a 27.5%