Panama: Investment in Fuel Storage

In a joint venture with Global SLI, the company specializing in VTTI energy storage acquired a 75% stake in the Petroamérica terminal on the Pacific coast.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

From a press release issued by VTTI:

VTTI B.V. (“VTTI”), the global independent provider of energy storage, today announces an acquisition of a 230,000 m³ facility in Panama, resulting in a joint venture between VTTI and Global SLI. This deal sees VTTI take a 75% interest in PetroAmerica Terminal, S.A. (“PATSA”), a terminal strategically located on the Pacific side of the country, close to the Panama canal, with a wide range of refined products storage.

VTTI’s expertise and knowledge of the industry as well as its international network will further strengthen the central role PATSA plays in supplying domestic and international markets and enhance its multiple potential growth opportunities. PATSA is a highly regarded regional terminal company with an excellent operating track record.

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