LNG to meet Colombia’s gas-to-power needs by 2019

Colombia’s gas-to-power plants will burn only gas arriving as LNG from 2019, while domestic production will satisfy all other demand Colombia’s gas-to-power plants will burn only gas arriving as LNG from 2019, while domestic production will satisfy all other demand.
By Chris Noon 1 December 2017 0 28629
The Höegh Grace FSRU operates in Cartagena, Colombia. The Höegh Grace FSRU operates in Cartagena, Colombia. (Höegh)

Colombia could rely exclusively on LNG to feed its gas-to-power plants as early as 2019, a manager at the company that operates the country’s regasification terminal said on Thursday.

Jose Maria Castro, general manager at Sociedad Portuaria El Cayao (SPEC), told Interfax Natural Gas Daily on the sidelines of the CWC World LNG Summit in Lisbon that demand at the Cartagena terminal was set to increase to 8-12 cargoes per year “around 2019-2020”, and that all the fuel would be dedicated to the power sector. 

At that...

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