Salta's Valles Calchaquies Pipeline Bidding Timeline Slips

Salta, Agentina
(Click to Enlarge)
Argentina's Salta province will open economic bids for the 149km Valles Calchaquies gas pipeline during the week starting April 23, a spokesperson from Salta's production ministry told BNamericas in an email.

The province had initially planned to open the bids on April 12.

Local firms Walter Mario Conta and Mega submitted bids for the pipeline, which will provide gas to La Candelaria, El Tala, El Jardin, Potrerillos, Tolombon, Cafayate, Animaná and San Carlos.

The official budget for the project is 55mn pesos (US$18mn), the spokesperson said.

Construction is due to require seven months once natural gas regulator Enargas clears the project and its EIS BNamericas reported previously.

The pipeline will include a valve in Tolombon, meaning the provinces to Salta's south could connect to the line.

Visit BNamericas to access our real-time news reports, 10-year archive, Fact File company database, and latest research reports. Click here for a Free two week trial to our Latin America Oil & Gas information service.


Our Privacy Pledge

Most Popular Articles

From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Chief Engineer
Expertise: Ships Engineer
Location: San Diego, CA
Expertise: Ships Mate / Officer
Location: San Diego, CA
500 Ton Captain
Expertise: Captain / Master
Location: San Diego, CA
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $50.64/BBL 0.62%
Light Crude Oil : $48.04/BBL 1.47%
Natural Gas : $3.01/MMBtu 2.58%
Updated in last 24 hours