Is the terminal: the first tanker with Russian gas arrived in Boston

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi in photobacteria the construction of the liquefied natural gas, Yamal LNG. Archive photoIs the terminal: the first tanker with Russian gas arrived in Boston© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi the image Bank

Tanker Gaselys, a French company Engie with the first batch of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Russia is the American port terminal in Boston, according to Bloomberg.

The representative of the US Coast guard confirmed to RIA Novosti information about the arrival of the tanker. «I can confirm that the tanker has arrived and is at the terminal. It arrived this morning. As far as I know, there are no problems,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

In early January, the media reported that the first batch of gas from the plant «Yamal LNG» will be delivered in the United States. It was noted that liquefied natural gas from the Russian plant, shipped to a British port, Isle of Grain, in the end, were loaded onto the LNG tanker Gaselys and sent to Boston. The ship was supposed to arrive at the destination on 20 January, but on January 19, launched a course on the Spanish port of Algeciras (Algeciras). Engie that owns the tanker, later explained the change in the trajectory of the storm, noting that the ship is still in the end going to Boston.

The second tanker with Russian gas

The second tanker of liquefied natural gas from Russia — Provalys — prepared for shipment in the United States. At the destination, according to the Agency Bloomberg, it should arrive around February 15.

The ship will be picked up from French Dunkirk gas, which previously came from Russia. The tanker will deliver fuel in New England (northeast USA), experiencing demand for gas due to insufficient supply of shale fuel from other parts of the United States during the season of peak demand.

According to media reports, the United States purchased natural gas from Russia because of higher gas prices on the East coast of the country to 6.3 thousand dollars per thousand cubic meters. The rising cost of raw materials associated with weather conditions.

«Euphoric no»

Russia is not experiencing any euphoria about the first delivery of liquefied natural gas from the plant «Yamal LNG» in the United States, as the LNG market is global, said earlier the Minister of energy of Russia Alexander Novak at the session of the world economic forum in Davos.

«Euphoria or any special senses that the Russian gas today should be delivered in Boston, no… It’s not Russian gas, Russian gas was sold. Molecule Russian, but actually is the property of the buyers of Russian gas. This suggests that the global LNG market», — said Novak.