Thursday, May 14, 2009
Gazprom Delivers First Sakhalin LNG Cargo to India
May 14, 2009 - Datamonitor News - Gazprom Global LNG, an affiliate of Gazprom Marketing & Trading, has delivered the first cargo of liquefied natural gas from Sakhalin, Russia to India. The cargo was bought by Total Gas & Power and was discharged at the Hazira regasification terminal in Gujarat. The cargo was shipped on board the Grand Mereya liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, which is on long-term charter to Sakhalin Energy. The Hazira regasification terminal is co-owned by Shell and Total, and is located near the city of Surat. Vitaly Vasiliev, CEO of Gazprom Marketing & Trading (GM&T), said: "This shipment demonstrates GM&T's commitment to the important Indian market and will further enhance the good relationships built with Indian partners through our commodity trading activities and in particular our carbon business."