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  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Strike at Chile’s San Antonio port entered its fourth day on Tuesday with dock workers refusing to unload ships of the port’s concessionary company Puerto Central, writes Chilean newspaper El Economista. The strike is being attributed by Costanera Espigon Maritime Port Workers’ Federation (Fetraportces) to Puerto Central’s breach of shift pattern deal. As a result, union leaders want collective […]

  • 13 January 2012

    GDF Suez will be expanding its environmental and energy efficiency services in Chile by acquiring Térmika, a leader in the design, installation and management of energy services. It will now develop its businesses under the brand “Cofely Térmika, GDF Suez Group”. Térmika provides two of the most important industrial companies in Chile among its main customers: […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Technology

    A Finnish industry delegation, lead by PMI Jyrki Katainen has signed a Memorandum of Understanding of cooperation in the energy sector between Chile and Finland. This agreement includes an initial statement to set up a WaveRoller power plant in Chile as a showcase for wave energy. Chile is one of the most rapidly growing economies […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Carnegie Wave has signed a Collaboration Agreement with Fundación Chile (FCH) to work together on developing commercial wave energy projects in Chile. The areas defined for collaboration with Fundación Chile include the assessment of wave resources at various sites, the regulatory environment, site identification and development and project financing and construction, Carnegie Wave’s press release […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Endesa Chile issued the following statement regarding the alleged breach of liquefied natural gas supply by British Gas (BG) to GNL Chile. “Endesa Chile shall require from all pertinent entities, the compliance with their contractual rights and the stability of a legitimately contracted supply,” the company said. “Endesa Chile clarifies that the negotiations it is […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development

    SgurrEnergy has teamed up with Coener and Mankuk to develop renewables opportunities in the Chilean market. This strategic move will see SgurrEnergy, a UK-based renewable energy consultancy, combine its global renewables expertise with the local knowledge and experience of new partners, Coener and Mankuk, to provide services to drive forward the renewable energy market in […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Project & Tenders

    Enagás of Spain said it has signed an agreement to acquire the BG Group’s 40% shareholding in the GNL Quintero regasification plant in Chile. The acquisition, which is pending all the required authorisations, will take place in two tranches, each amounting to €136Mn. Enagás expects to complete the second tranche of the deal in conjunction […]

  • 27 September 2013

    In order to increase the energy production from its thermal power plants that use natural gas as fuel, Endesa Chile requested recently LNG Chile to increase its regasification capacity associated with the first expansion of the Quintero LNG Plant, going from the originally required 0.5 million m3/d to a total of 1.6 million m3/d capacity. […]

  • 25 March 2015

    Chile’s Quintero LNG terminal has completed a US$30 million expansion project boosting its regasification capacity by 50 percent to 15Mm3/d. The expansion project, which took 17 months to complete, will also double the amount of gas transported by truck to 2,500 m3/d from the LNG terminal, GNL Quintero, the operator of the facility, said in […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development

    Naval Experts, a media hub created by DCNS, has published an infographic on Chile’s renewable energy potential, with a specific focus on the country’s marine renewable energy.

  • 25 March 2015

    Chile’s Quintero LNG terminal has completed a US$30 million expansion project boosting its regasification capacity by 50 percent to 15Mm3/d. The expansion project, which took 17 months to complete, will also double the amount of gas transported by truck to 2,500 m3/d from the LNG terminal, GNL Quintero, the operator of the facility, said in […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Vessels

    Chile’s Quintero LNG terminal has received its first cargo from Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG export terminal in Louisiana. This is the first U.S. LNG cargo produced from shale gas to reach Chile. The 155,000 cbm GasLog Shanghai LNG tanker arrived at the regasification terminal, located in the Bay of Quintero on June 11. The Sabine Pass […]

  • 8 May 2018

    Fundación Chile and the Marine Energy Research & Innovation Centre (MERIC) is hosting a workshop in Chile today (May 8), bringing together leading international experts for the purpose of accelerating the growth of the country’s marine energy sector.

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has signed a Collaboration Agreement with Fundación Chile (FCH) to assess the potential for commercial wave energy plants capable of producing electrical power and desalinated water in Chile and Peru. Additionally, Carnegie is now a partner with Fundación Chile in the Valparaiso Regional Government’s Innovation Fund of Competiveness (FIC), aimed at […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chilean Minister of Energy Maximo Pacheco, DCNS president Hervé Guillou, and executive vice president of Chilean governmental organization for economic growth (Corfo) Eduardo Bitran, have signed a joint declaration to set up Marine Energy Research and Innovation Center (MERIC). The declration has been signed in the presence of Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and French President Francois Hollande. The entity […]

  • 18 January 2012
    Vessels

    Chile’s Quintero LNG terminal is due to receive a liquefied natural gas cargo from Trinidad and Tobago on January 23, according to shipping data. The cargo is being hauled by the 145,000 cbm Methane Rita Andrea. The Quintero terminal, which is situated 155km northwest of Santiago, has an overall annual supply capacity of 2.5 million […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Technology

    Oneka Technologies has partnered with REDE (Renewable Energy Development Enterprise) which is developing projects in Chile and bringing renewable energy solutions. The Canadian firm specifically designs autonomous desalination buoys that use wave energy to produce drinking water. Chile is a country facing frequent droughts and also has to import its fuel. This makes conventional desalination […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Vessels

    Chile’s Quintero LNG terminal is due to receive a liquefied natural gas cargo from Trinidad and Tobago on December 27, according to shipping data. The cargo is being carried by the 150,000 m3 Neo Energy, which departed from the Point Fortin terminal on Tuesday. The Quintero terminal, which is situated 155km northwest of Santiago, has […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Equipment

    GDF Suez announced the inauguration of the on-shore storage tank for the GNL Mejillones LNG regasification terminal. The tank was inaugurated today by the President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet and the Chairman and CEO of GDF Suez, Gerard Mestrallet. The on-shore tank, which represents an investment of USD 200 million and has a gross storage capacity […]

  • 14 July 2015

    Chile’s Quintero LNG import terminal has received 25 carriers in the first half of 2015, up by four vessels as compared to the same period a year before. GNL Quintero, the operator of the LNG receiving facility, said the terminal delivered 1.904 billion cubic meters of natural gas to Chile’s grid, a rise of 16.8 percent […]

  • 8 February 2018

    GNL Quintero, the Chilean regasification facility, said it had loaded the 50,000th truck with liquefied natural gas (LNG) at its truck loading station. The truck loading station has been operating since 2011 and consists of four independent loading bays. Trucks deliver LNG to markets throughout the country not served by natural gas pipelines. The fuel is […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Enagás of Spain has completed the purchase from BG Group of 20% of the GNL Quintero regasification plant for liquid natural gas (LNG) in Chile for $176Mn, as agreed in April, having obtained all the required authorisations. The GNL Quintero plant’s other shareholders are ENAP (Empresa Nacional de Petróleo de Chile – 20%), Endesa Chile […]