The United States began exporting gas to Europe

The United States began exporting gas to Europe

Moscow. April 22. The first tanker of liquefied natural gas (LNG) travelled from the USA for export to Europe, his arrival in Portugal it is expected on April 26, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The supplier is based in Houston, Cheniere Energy, the tanker came from Louisiana. Buyer – Portuguese energy company Galp Energia.

Seepage has already signed long-term contracts for the supply of fuel to many European companies, including BG Group, Royal Dutch Shell and Spain’s Gas Natural.

The supply of American gas, how sure respondents edition experts, will lead to lower gas prices, since the market of Europe, which are now dominated by Russian gas, and so crowded. USA see in Europe is a good market in 2017 I plan to become a full-fledged exporter.

As an analyst Société Génerale Terry Brow that this will be the beginning of the war between the American liquefied gas and pipeline.