LNG

Argentina on the cusp of exporting LNG

Argentina is poised to start exporting LNG in 2019, but challenges lie ahead for the country’s ambition to become Latin America’s biggest LNG supplier Argentina is poised to start exporting LNG in 2019, but challenges lie ahead for the country’s ambition to become Latin America’s biggest LNG supplier.
By Abhishek Kumar 28 January 2019 0 33878
The Excelerate FSRU at Argentina's Escobar terminal. (Argentine energy ministry)

Directional impact on forecast:
Upbeat on Argentina’s LNG exports

Argentina’s energy landscape is changing, not least because the country is set to start exporting LNG in 2019. Argentina was the third-largest importer of the fuel in Latin America after Mexico and Chile in 2018, but the case for exporting it on a large scale is gathering pace thanks to growing gas production from the Neuquén and Austral basins. This could prompt Argentina to implement some of its more ambitious export plans in the...