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El Salvador’s LNG-to-power to make strides in H1 2018

The Central American country is not banking on cheap supplies from the United States or Henry Hub-indexed fuel for its LNG-to-power project The Central American country is not banking on cheap supplies from the United States or Henry Hub-indexed fuel for its LNG-to-power project.
By Chris Noon 23 November 2017 0 28516
Container ship in the panama canal The Panama Canal, the quickest supply route to El Salvador for US LNG. (SXC)

The company behind El Salvador’s new LNG-to-power project is expecting to choose an FSRU supplier in Q1 2018 before finalising financing in Q2 2018, Alejandro Alle, executive director of Energía del Pacífico (EDP), has said.

The regasification terminal is on track to begin operations in late 2020, Alle confirmed to participants during a webinar organised by the San Diego-based Institute of the Americas. 

Shell will supply the terminal with LNG, which will be indexed to Brent crude rather than the Henry Hub benchmark, said Alle. “This is...