Saturday, June 15, 2019

El Salvador News

LNG to Fuel Central American Plant

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Finnish technology group Wärtsilä said it recently started site work for a new 378 megawatt power plant in El Salvador, Central America to be fired by liquefied natural gas (LNG).The technology group said that this facility, ordered by Energía del Pacífico, will be the largest and most efficient power plant in El Salvador…

T/S Nate Kills 22 in Central America, Bears Down on U.S. GoM

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Tropical Storm Nate killed at least 22 people in Central America on Thursday as it pummeled the region with heavy rain while heading toward Mexico's Caribbean resorts and the U.S. Gulf Coast, where it could strike as a hurricane this weekend. In Nicaragua, at least 11 people died, seven others were reported missing and thousands had to evacuate homes because of flooding…

Duke Energy to shed Brazilian Unit

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Duke Energy Corp said it agreed to sell its Brazilian unit to clean energy company China Three Gorges Corp for about $1.2 billion, including debt, as it focuses on regulated power markets in the United States. The biggest U.S. power company by generation capacity said it was also negotiating the sale of its remaining assets in Central and South America.

New Biogas Power Plant at Landfill Near Panama City

The Danish based Semco Maritime built a new biogas fuelled power plant in Panama. The plant will be operated by methane gas from a 50-acre landfill. This could lead to more plants in the region. After a few years of attempts the way has now been cleared for a new gas-fired power plant in Panama. The plant…

Marathon Traders Gain E.Coast foothold with Hess Deal

Marathon Petroleum Corp is poised to expand its growing Midwest and Gulf Coast fuel trading operation to the East Coast with Thursday's deal to buy Hess Corp's retail network and transport contracts. The purchase will give Marathon control of Hess's gasoline stations and access to pipelines, including the capacity to ship approximately 40…