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Argentine power sector boosts use of gas and diesel in April

Argentina’s power sector cut its consumption of coal and fuel oil in April, and burned more gas and diesel
By Staff reporter 11 June 2018 0 31251

Argentina’s power sector cut its consumption of coal and fuel oil in April, and burned more gas and diesel, Platts reported, citing data from the IAE Mosconi thinktank.

The country’s power plants burned 95% less fuel oil during the month, while coal consumption in the sector fell by 65%.

Meanwhile, diesel consumption was up by 30.7% and gas volumes increased by 12.2%.