LatAmNRG Briefs: Liza Destiny, Dos Bocas, PDVSA

(Energy Analytics Institute, Aaron Simonsky, 29.Aug.2019) — LatAmNRG briefs related to the Liza Destiny FPSO reaching Guyana, PDVSA investigating recent LPG plant explosion in Los Valles del Tuy, Dos Bocas Refinery conditioning work advancing in Mexico, and Ball Corporation signs a deal to divest its steel aerosol packaging facilities in Garin and San Luis, Argentina.

Liza Destiny. Source: ExxonMobil

Liza Destiny FPSO Reaches Guyana

(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 29.Aug.2019) — The Liza Destiny FPSO, Guyana’s first oil production vessel, has arrived in the Stabroek Block.

The Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel journeyed for 42 days and nearly 11 thousand nautical miles from Singapore to Guyana.


PDVSA Investigating LPG Plant Accident In Los Valles del Tuy

(Energy Analytics Institute, Piero Stewart, 26.Aug.2019) — PDVSA President Manuel Quevedo says the company is investigating an explosion at an LPG Plant in Los Valles del Tuy in Miranda state.

PDVSA personnel is investigating the cause of the accident amid contingency plans put in place to try to guarantee LPG demand in the region, PDVSA said in an official statement.


Dos Bocas Refinery Conditioning Work Advancing

(Energy Analytics Institute, Jared Yamin, 23.Aug.2019) — Mexico’s Energy Secretariat Rocío Nahle says an estimated 3,028 workers are working two shifts that cover 24 hours per day to clean the area were the Dos Bocas Refinery will be located.

Conditioning work at the site, under the administration of Dutch company Van Oord, is 50% complete and expected to be finished by the first week of November 2019, reported online media El Financiero.


Ball Corp. Inks Deal To Divestment Tinplate Facility

(Energy Analytics Institute, Aaron Simonsky, 21.Aug.2019) — Ball Corporation announced an agreement to sell its tinplate steel aerosol packaging facilities in Garin and San Luis, Argentina, to Envases del Plata S.A., an Argentinian metal packaging company.

The transaction is expected to close later this year and Ball expects the business will continue to be operated consistent with its successful long-term performance.


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