HAM Chile, a subsidiary of HAM Group, has been chosen by Lipigas Companies for the design, construction and commissioning of Chile's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) gas station. This will be located at the facilities of Transportes San Gabriel, Linares, Maule Region, very close to the Ruta Cinco Sur (Pan-American Highway in Chile), which is part of the country's main land communication artery.
The project has been possible thanks to Lipigas' commitment to vehicular liquefied natural gas, with the aim of contributing to sustainable development through the design of efficient energy solutions that help its customers in the challenge of reducing their environmental impact and that thanks this fuel will reduce CO2 emissions, nitrogen oxides and fine particles.
The new service station will allow the continuous supply of LNG to a fleet of 30 trucks from Cervecera AB InBev Chile, which will be incorporated into the transport fleet of Transportes San Gabriel. The vehicles, which reduce harmful emissions to the environment, will allow fuel savings of over 20% compared to other less environmentally friendly fuels.
Lipigas is a relevant player in the energy market in Latin America, with a presence in Chile, Colombia and Peru, which allows it to deliver comprehensive energy solutions to its customers through its different products, which on their own or with combined solutions satisfy the needs energy of its customers.
HAM Chile Spa has been operating for several years in South America, with its own facilities and staff in the Santiago metropolitan region, which allows HAM Group to continue its expansion and have greater proximity with its customers, making available a wide variety of products and services: design, construction, maintenance and supply of CNG-LNG service stations; regasification plants (PSR), bunkering, manufacture of cryogenic tanks for LNG and air gases, etc.
HAM Group commitment to the environment has been recognized with multiple mentions and awards, the last of which is the Environmental Entrepreneurship Award, granted by Gasnam, the Iberian Association that is responsible for promoting the use of natural gas, both in land mobility as maritime.