Tropigas to Invest $14 Million in El Salvador

The gas distributor will expand its terminal in port La Unión, doubling its propane storage capacity.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Tropigas will invest between $4 million and $14 million in El Salvador, depending on the obligations assumed by the company. The General Director of Grupo Tropigás, Marco Martínez, told newspaper La Prensa Gráfica that "right now they are only having conversations with their partners and authorities of the Economy Ministry, with whom they will meet this week".

With the expansion, Tropigas would be capable of storing up to 7 million gallons of propane gas in La Unión Port, a considerable improvement from the 3.5 million gallons they are capable of storing today.

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The Caribbean country will export propane and butane, among other things, in order to meet the growing demand for fuel

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Propane Gas Market Sees Investments

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Salvadoran propane gas companies expect to double their sales by investing in distribution centers and upgrading their customer service.

Tropigas will invest $4 million in expanding its storage terminal in La Unión, while Tomza, of Mexican capital, projects to open 100 stores in the mid term, in addition to the 200 it currently operates in El Salvador.

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