General Roca S.A. has opened a new compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station on the highway connecting the cities of Córdoba and Rosario, in the Argentine provinces of Córdoba and Santa Fe respectively. Located in General Roca, Córdoba Province, this station will contribute to the service of a high regional demand. The station has been equipped with a Microbox packaged GNC compressor and three EMB-15-1-D CNG dispensers by Galileo.
With 8.68 million GGE (gasoline gallon equivalent), Córdoba is the second largest province in terms of monthly CNG sales volume, while Santa Fe is the third one with almost 5.6 million GGE. The first in the ranking is Buenos Aires Province with 29.68 million GGE per month. This is very relevant as these provinces have the largest populations and GDP of the country.
All Galileo’s equipment lines used in this CNG station are “Plug & Play” featured, so they can be installed without any further civil works to ensure their safety. Once on the ground, the equipment components only required connection to each other and to the gas network to commence operation.
Argentina’s natural gas vehicle population numbers more than 2.1 million vehicles.