‘There is interest in gas to replace oil everywhere in Latin America’: Wartsila

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Latin America and the Caribbean remains a small part of the LNG industry, representing just under 4% of global LNG imports in 2020. But with El Salvador and Nicaragua expected to soon join the LNG importers club, introducing gas to the Central American duo for the first time, regas projects in the region not only offer an alternative to oil and a complementary power source to renewables, but also the opportunity to form a long-term, future-proof energy strategy, Sampo Suvisaari, energy business director, Latin America North, at Finnish technology provider Wartsila, tells LNG Business Review in this exclusive interview.

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