Panama Liquified Natural Gas hub for Central America

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With the opening of the AES Colón fuel plant on Friday, October 18 Panama is ready to distribute liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the countries of Central America and from 2020 to export.

 The construction of the project on Telfers Island took four years and was executed 100% with a private investment of $ 1.150 billion, (51.1% of AES Corp. and 49.9% of its partner Inversiones Bahía).

 With this operation, it  becomes the first hub of liquefied natural gas in Central America

The plant has a gas storage tank of 180,000 cubic meters and  a shipping terminal with the capacity to serve large-scale vessels, from 3,000 to 175,000 cubic meters for loading and unloading.

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