Thursday, February 13, 2020

Norwegian to have fleet of 100 trucks to bring gas to the interior of the country

With an eye on the opening of the Brazilian natural gas market, Norwegian Golar Power will begin this year the distribution of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by trucks in Brazil. In partnership with Alliance GNLog, the company hopes to put in operation a dedicated fleet of more than 100 trucks by the end of the year to bring input to industries and gas stations in regions without pipelines. Northeast. Currently, 95% of Brazilian municipalities do not receive natural gas due to the low capillarity of the country's pipeline infrastructure, highly concentrated on the coast. Golar Power's plans provide for the transport of LNG by truck through the states of Sergipe, Maranhão, Ceará, Pernambuco, Bahia, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Santa Catarina, Paraná and Rio Grande do Sul, starting operations in the Northeast region. Partnerships. In addition to the agreement with Alliance GNLog, Golar Power plans to partner with state gas concessionaires channeled to the distribution of input. The company already has an agreement to Sergas (SE) to take LNG to three municipalities of Sergipe and will sign tomorrow (13/02) a similar protocol of intentions with Gasmar, Maranhão. Internalization. In the agreement with distributors, Golar transports LNG by truck to regasification stations, in industrial districts or gas stations. Dealerships, in turn, build distribution networks to bring input to other customers around. Investment. Golar Power intends to invest R$ 100 million over the next three years in Brazil in regasification terminals, fuel stations for the sale of vehicular natural gas and LNG and in the distribution of LNG by cabotage within the small-scale LNG gas distribution model.
O Estado de S.Paulo - 13/02/2020 News Item translated automatically
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