South American Gas

Daring to tap the Bounty

International Energy Agency

South America is now one of the most attractive regions for investment in natural gas exploration and production, pipelines, LNG facilities and gas-fired power generation.

The continent boasts abundant and growing natural gas reserves and several cross-border gas pipelines link gas-rich countries with large energy-hungry markets in neighbouring countries.

 This study reviews current trends in South America’s gas sector and identifies the challenges ahead for the region to take advantage of its gas resources.

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