Bolivia's shift to natural gas still needs a lot of work

Feb 14, 2001 01:00 AM

The Bolivian government plan to shift the energy supply to natural gas has not succeeded with few households and industries to benefit from the feedstock. In 1999 there were only 7,955 household or industrial users of natural gas, a figure that reached 10,926 by end 2000, most of them in Cochabamba. Gas distributor Emcogas, based in Cochabamba, has 36,5 % of the domestic market; Emtagas from Tarija, 25,9 %; Emdigas from Sucre, 15,3 %.

YPFB in La Paz, Oruro, and Potosi 13,8 %, Sergas, in Santa Cruz has 8,5 %. Western Bolivia has a volume of 15.14 mm cfpd, and in Eastern Bolivia 26.10 mm from the total market volume of 41.24 mm cf, industrial users accounted for 37.45 mm Among plans to boost the natural gas market, the government will start by end February the privatisation of the distribution network from YPFB. The goal is a private company to expand the primary and secondary networks investing $ 3 mm - $ 4 mm per year over the next 6 years.

Source: Sabi
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