Maranhão will try to enter Novo Mercado de Gás

The Maranhão government began to study a possible proposal that would be forwarded to the Legislative Assembly of Maranhão, to join the New Gas Market – program launched by the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) in the first half of this year providing for state regulations and increased competitiveness in the sector.

The MME project guide free market regulation, in addition to defining the possibilities of self-import, self-production and self-consumption of gas and structuring of state regulatory agencies.

Simplício Araújo, Secretary of Industry, Commerce and Maranhão, also signed a cooperation agreement with Eneva – the only producer of natural gas in the state. The plan addresses the development of the field of Hawks and provides for the integration of gas production into the complex Thermoelectric.


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