New Delhi:  State-owned GAIL India Ltd is interested in buying stake in Russia’s planned 10 million tonne LNG plant at Vladivostok on the Pacific coast and import natural gas from the USD 7 billion project to meet nation’s growing energy needs.

Russia’s gas monopoly Gazprom plans to start output of liquefied natural gas at the planned project near the Russian far eastern city of Vladivostok in 2016 or 2017.