PRESS RELEASE

The ANH and the EEC-GNV sign an alliance for safe CNG use in Bolivia

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Friday, August 31, 2018

This press release from Bolivia's National Hydrocarbons Agency was published using an automatic translation system.

The Executive Director of the National Hydrocarbons Agency (ANH), Gary Medrano and the Executive Director of the Executing Entity for Conversion to Natural Gas Vehicles (EEC-GNV), Alejandra Huaylla signed on Thursday a strategic alliance for the sustainability of the energy matrix and safety of use of CNG.

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After the signing of this alliance, the head of the ANH explained that the agreement will allow greater computer integration between both entities, streamlining of procedures, reduction of time in the conversion of vehicles to CNG and in the requalification of CNG cylinders so that Any vehicle that circulates in the country with that hydrocarbon is a safe motorized vehicle.

"This alliance allows us to multiply more, to be more agile especially in the procedures, we are computerizing, systematizing all our activities, joining our systems, in such a way that all the 400,000 vehicles that are running on vehicular natural gas, are safe, that they load (GNV) in safe form in each one of the stations of service ", maintained Medrano.

The signing of the alliance with the EEC-GNV, an entity under the Ministry of Hydrocarbons, was carried out in parallel with the holding of the 1st International Forum of Gas, Petrochemicals and Green Fuels Bolivia 2018 that takes place in the city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, from August 28 to 31.

"We need to reinforce, until now we have done very well in the area of ​​vehicle conversion, our vehicle fleet is approximately 1,200,000 vehicles and we have converted almost 400,000 vehicles, we are advancing on firm footing, when in 2005 there were 40,000 vehicles. more, now there are 400,000 vehicles, "the authority said.

The Executive Director of the ANH complemented that the Bolivian computer system of Self-identification Systems (B-SISA) integrates all the service stations and provides information on the consumption of fuels and NGV.