Pará wins first liquefied gas terminal in Barcarena

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On Wednesday (11), the State Governor, Simão Jatene, and Norsk Hydro signed the feasibility agreement for the implementation of the first TGNL (Regasification Terminal for Liquefied Natural Gas) in the State.

At the outset, natural gas will be available to industries and to the local fleet of vehicles. Soon it will also be available, in the state, as a public service. According to the Secretary of State for Economic Development, Mining and Energy (Sedeme), Adnan Demachki, natural gas has environmental advantages, such as less greenhouse gas emissions than petroleum derivatives and than coal, more competitive from the point of view Economic, as well as being cheaper (between 20% and 40%) than gasoline.

More than a fuel, natural gas is a kind of engine that contributes to the competitiveness of the state economy, which in addition to offering the user cleaner fuel and higher quality, will also be a factor attracting new industries and One or two large thermoelectric plants, which are already being structured to participate in the energy auctions of the National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL), ” he says.

According to Cláudio Conde, Sedeme’s director of energy, “the challenges to bring natural gas to Pará are great, both because of our geographical position and because of the logistics cost of transporting this energy source,” he says. The government should invest R $ 400 million in the project.

Source: http://www.ormnews.com.br/noticia/para-implementara-seu-1-terminal-de-gas-natural-liquefeito / Portal ORM
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