The Andes LNG Power Plant is 540MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Atacama, Chile. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 540 540 Permitting Atacama, Chile Mitsui OSK Lines; Shell Gas & Power International; Wartsila


The project is being developed by Mitsui OSK Lines, Shell Gas & Power International and Wartsila. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

It is a internal combustion power plant.

The project cost is expected to be around $650m.

The Gas fired project consists of 30 engines, each with 18MW nameplate capacity.

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Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

About Mitsui OSK Lines

Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd (MOL) is a global marine logistic company. It owns and operates dry bulkers, tankers, LNG carriers, containerships, ferries & coastal RoRo ships, cruise ships. The company’s dry bulkers transport dry bulk cargo such as iron ore, coal, grains, wood, wood chips, cement, fertilizer and salt. Its tankers transport crude oil and refined petroleum products and its LNG carriers transport liquefied natural gas (LNG). The company also transports coal for electric power companies in Japan. MOL transports electric products, automotive parts, clothes, furniture, food products and automobiles. The company also offers luxury cruise services, real estate and tugboats. It has presence across North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Oceania and Asia. MOL is headquartered at Tokyo, Japan.

About Wartsila

Wartsila Corp (Wartsila) is an engineering company. It provides smart technologies and comprehensive lifecycle solutions. Through sustainable initiatives, efficiency and data analytics, the company harnesses environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants. Wartsila’s offerings include pumps and valves, automation systems, seals and bearings, low- and medium-speed engines, ship design and ballast water treatment systems. It also offers power solutions for all phases of onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration, transportation, production and refining. The company serves customers in marine and energy sectors in Asia, North America, Europe, South America and other regions. Wartsila is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.