After the US, Russia on Monday began supplying Liquefied Natural Gas or LNG to India under a long-term deal as the world’s fourth-largest buyer of liquefied natural gas 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 in Gujarat’s Dahej yesterday 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.
It will be considered as golden day in India’s energy roadmap, Mr Pradhan told reporters. “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