Panama inaugurates first LNG terminal
August 17, 2018
AES Corporation inaugurated AES Colón, a 381 MW combined cycle power plant and the Costa Norte LNG facility, the first LNG receiving terminal in Central America. The plant and regasification terminal are expected to begin commercial operations on September 1, 2018 and the LNG tank, which will be the largest in the Caribbean, is expected to begin operations on schedule in the second half of 2019.
The Costa Norte terminal consists of a 180,000cbm LNG tank, a jetty and regasification facilities. Total capacity of the LNG terminal is expected to be 1.5 MTPA.
Edited from AES Corporation press release.