Ecogas explained what happened to CNG in San Juan and until when the restrictions will remain in place

Ecogas explained what happened to CNG in San Juan and until when the restrictions will remain in place
Ecogas explained what happened to CNG in San Juan and until when the restrictions will remain in place

This Friday the breakage of a main pipe caused serious problems in the gas supply for San Juan. As explained by Ecogas in a press release, “its technical teams are working on the repair of a trunk conduit that suffered a break as a result of the negligent intervention of a third party outside the firm.” ç

The gas supplier company explained that the repairs are being carried out in the vicinity of the City of San Juan and not in Mendoza as was initially reported.

The truth is that, as a result of this incident, the sale of CNG was suspended in all service stations in San Juan, industries and large users, with the aim of prioritizing home consumption.

Ecogas called on the population to “restrict their consumption as much as possible to guarantee the integrity of the system” and explained that repairing the damage will take at least two days.

Here is the full statement:

Ecogas informs that its technical teams are working on the repair of a trunk pipeline that suffered a break as a result of the negligent intervention of a third party outside the firm. The tasks are They take place in the vicinity of the city of San Juan and it is estimated that they will last approximately two days.

This Friday, June 21, at noon, a gas pipeline that feeds different areas in the province of San Juan broke, following the intervention of a third party, who was carrying out damage to a crop field.

Once the fact was reported, Ecogas immediately activated security and trunk repair operations. The first measure consists of securing the area and giving notice and intervention to the different organizations that collaborate in prevention and support tasks.

Meanwhile, and to maintain the performance of the system, the supply of gas to industries, large users and CNG in the province of San Juan has been restricted.

Residential users of the gas service in the province of San Juan are especially requested to restrict their consumption as much as possible to guarantee the integrity of the system.

We will keep users informed through local media and through the Company’s official Twitter account @ecogasarg

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