Antonio Brufau and Alan Garcia inaugurate a new LNG plant in Pampa Melchorita (Peru)

Repsol starts up its first gas liquefaction plant in Latin America

Press Release 10/06/2010 00:00
  • The Plant has a nominal capacity of 4.4 million tons of LNG per year and will process 620 million cubic feet of gas per day.
  • It belongs to Peru LNG, and is one of Repsol's strategic projects included in Horizon 2014. 
  • Repsol holds a 20% stake in the Peru LNG consortium, in which Hunt Oil of the United States, SK Energy of South Korea, and Marubeni Corporation of Japan also participate.
  • The total investment is 3.8 billion dollars, and is the biggest ever made in the history of Peru.
  • Repsol has the exclusive rights to market the entire output from this plant, making it the largest acquisition of LNG in its history.
  • The natural gas supply that feeds the plant comes from Peru’s Camisea gas field, in which Repsol also has a 10% stake. 
  • This project includes a gas pipeline measuring 408 kilometres in length, and a marine terminal.
  • Peru LNG is part of an integrated project with competitive access to the eastern Pacific coast, and consolidates Repsol's position as one of the world’s leading LNG marketers.

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