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New pipeline may boost LNG in Dominican Republic

The country's Eastern Gas Pipeline will allow power plants to switch from fuel oil to gas once it comes online, facilitating a sizeable boost in LNG imports The country's Eastern Gas Pipeline will allow power plants to switch from fuel oil to gas once it comes online, facilitating a sizeable boost in LNG imports.
By Ed O'Brien 17 October 2019 Americas / LNG 0 34687
A gas-fired power barge in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (Wartsila)

The key issue: The startup of AES’s Eastern Gas Pipeline will allow power plants in the Dominican Republic to switch from fuel oil to gas, a move that could almost double the country’s LNG imports.

Interfax analysis: Startup of the Eastern Gas Pipeline in the Dominican Republic will likely boost the country’s demand for LNG imports.  

The 50-km connection is expected to be completed at the end of the year, sources with knowledge of the development have told Interfax Natural Gas Insight. The pipeline is...