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Peru LNG counts cost of downtime

A rupture on Peru’s main NGL pipeline knocked out the country’s LNG plant and two key gas production centres earlier this month, and the situation is still far from normal A rupture on Peru’s main NGL pipeline knocked out the country’s LNG plant and two key gas production centres earlier this month, and the situation is still far from normal.
By Chris Noon 21 February 2018 0 29666
The Peru LNG plant. The jetty at the Peru LNG plant. (Repsol)

Peru’s gas industry has seen a torrid fortnight following a rupture in the country’s main NGL pipeline that has hammered production in the two blocks that supply Peru LNG, the country’s liquefaction plant. 

Transmission system operator Transportadora de Gas del Perú (TGP) – which is operated by Tecgas, a subsidiary of Argentine company Tecpetrol – said on 4 February that a landslide caused by heavy rains in January had ruptured its NGL pipeline in the Megantoni district in La Convención province, part...