Archive for Air Quality

Chilean Government cancels HydroAysén Hydroelectric Project

graphic from the HydroAysen project showing project maps, click to enlarge 10 June 2014.  Santiago, Chile. The government of President Michelle Bachelet declined approval for the 2,750 megawatt HydroAysén hydroelectric project.  To put that in perspective, the [...]

Natural Gas for Chile: Interview with Alvaro Rios

1 June 2014. Santiago, Chile.  Thumbnail photo by Herry Lawford. Today we interview Alvaro Rios, who is Partner Director of GAS ENERGY Latin America and Drillinginfo, about the possibility of Peru supplying natural gas to Chile.  He explains [...]

Natural Gas for Chile: Escondida Mine signs LNG contract

29 May 2014.  Santiago, Chile Escondida Mining Limited, operated by BHP Billiton, signed a contract with Gas Natural Fenosa to supply liquefied natural gas ( LNG ) through the GNL Mejillones natural gas terminal located in Mejillones, Chile. [...]

Santiago Air Quality: Natural Gas for Chile

28 May 2014. Santiago, Chile. (The thumbnail photo of a natural gas bus is from Fleets and Fuel.) Here we draw on conversations with executives in the natural gas business in Chile to explore the natural [...]

Santiago Air Quality PM10

This page shows the current air quality in Santiago for the pollutant PM 10. This page might take a few seconds to load as it retrieves data from the air quality monitoring network and then displays [...]

Santiago Air Quality: NO2 Nitrogen Dioxide

The Chilean Ministry of Health air quality monitoring network for NO2 (nitrogen dioxide) and O3 (ozone) is reporting incorrect numbers.   The University of Santiago inventory and the Centro Molina reports both say that Santiago is saturated [...]

Santiago Air Quality PM 2.5

This page shows the current air quality in Santiago for the pollutant PM 2.5.  This page might take a few seconds to load as it retrieves data from the air quality monitoring network and then displays [...]

Natural Gas Vehicles: South America moves ahead of the USA

  (The video above is provided by CNGnow.) There is a natural question to ask which is if the USA has so much natural gas–its reserves are second only to Russia while its output is greater according [...]