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Brazil bets on FSRUs to supply power plants

The country is developing two new FSRU projects and could launch more in the medium term to supply fuel to gas-fired power plants The country is developing two new FSRU projects and could launch more in the medium term to supply fuel to gas-fired power plants.
By Elena Mataro 8 March 2019 Americas / LNG 0 34018
The Golar Spirit FSRU, which used to be moored off Brazil. (Golar LNG)

Brazil has two new FSRU projects under development, and it is likely that two or three of the 15 regasification projects at the study phase will also go ahead.

Gás Natural Açu (GNA) – a joint venture between Prumo Logística, BP and Siemens – received the green light from the Brazilian infrastructure ministry on 18 February to develop an LNG terminal at the port of Açu. The terminal, which will be the first of its kind in Brazil’s Southeast region, will use the BW Magna FSRU...