Rio Grande do Sul will own rules for natural gas

The state of Rio Grande do Sul intends to organize its own regulations for the natural gas input regardless of the government bill that aims to regulate the sector in the country and which must be sent to Congress by mid-year.

The proposal of the federal government should facilitate the reduction of Petrobras' participation in the area and help attract more private investors. In the case of Rio Grande do Sul, the legal framework in the state will deal with issues such as supervision, tariff adjustments, biomethane insert (purified biogas organic matter and has the same applications of fossil natural gas) in the energy matrix, among other topics .

However, according to the State Secretary of Mines and Energy, Artur Lemos Junior, we must still expect the Union movements, so there are no differences in the rules. The issue of natural gas was still a subject of discussion among the members of the Council for Development and South Integration (Codesul), held on 22 March in Curitiba, with participation of representatives of group members states (Rio Grande do Sul, Parana, Santa Catarina and Mato Grosso do Sul) and gas distribution.

In addition to the issue of regulation, the meeting discussed also about the end of the Bolivian gas supply contract with Petrobras, gas pricing, transportation, Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), the natural gas market, consumption, among others. Continue following the Offshore Panorama and stay always informed about everything happening in the oil market, gas, energy, pre-salt, fuel, gasoline, Petrobras and offshore. Your business goes through here. Check out: www.panoramaoffshore.com.br www.facebook.com/panoramaoffshore

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