LNG

Argentina plans to start work on first LNG plant in H2 2019

The Argentine government wants construction of the country’s first liquefaction plant to start in H2 2019.
By Staff reporter 28 September 2018 0 32723

The Argentine government wants construction of the country’s first liquefaction plant to start in H2 2019 to allow the export of a growing surplus of gas from the Vaca Muerta shale play, S&P Global Platts reported on Thursday.

“We are confident that the decision to push the button on this project will come after the next presidential election in October 2019,” Daniel Dreizzen, Argentina’s secretary of energy planning, said at a Moody’s finance seminar in Buenos Aires.

The plant would likely...