Construction costs have risen for the 77MW plant that is expected to be finished within the next few months. It will supply power and steam vapor to Enap's Aconcagua refinery in central Chile.
The energy ministry has opened a page containing maps of all the energy projects in the country, from power stations to electricity distribution, as well as petrochemical plants and oil and gas exploration and production areas, among others.
The Calgary-based company plans to drill four exploration and appraisal wells and three development wells in the South American country.
The deal with TecpetrolLibertador and Sertecpet E&P stipulates an initial payment of US$30.4mn in January, with the remaining US$6mn to change hands in July 2019.