Russia’s Gazprom begins LNG supplies to India


Russia’s Gazprom begins LNG supplies to India

After the US, Russia today began supplying LNG to India under a long-term deal as world’s fourth-largest buyer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) diversifies import basket to meet its vast energy needs.

LNG carrier ‘LNG Kano’, carrying a cargo from Russian supplier Gazprom, docked at Petronet LNG’s import facility here this morning, officials said.

Gazprom supplied the 3.4 trillion British thermal unit (TBtu) of cargo from Nigeria. The LNG cargo was received by Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

Today will be considered as Golden Day in India’s energy roadmap, he told reporters here. “First we renegotiate price of LNG from Qatar, then reworked Australian supplies and now gas from Russia under renegotiated terms have started to flow.” Read More

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