WHY TO INVEST IN BARRANQUILLA?
Public utilities
Natural gas
In Barranquilla and its metropolitan area (Soledad, Galapa, Puerto Colombia and Malambo) the company responsible for the provision of natural gas is Gases del Caribe, which also covers the city of Santa Marta. In 2014, Barranquilla reported a natural gas coverage of 98,83%.
Natural Gas Coverage in the AMB. 2011
Municipality
Residential Coverage (%)
Number of residential Users
Number of Industrial Users
Number of Commercial users
Barranquilla
87,4
240.983
380
6.237
Soledad
90,2
101.409
28
931
Malambo
86,1
18.572
24
179
Puerto Colombia
84,4
9.560
12
268
Galapa
82,9
6.603
6
69
Source: Mines and Energy Ministry. By: Fundesarrollo.
Comparative graph for natural gas coverage rate in Colombia's main cities, 2011
Efective coverage
Potential coverage
Source: Comisión de Regulación de Energía y Gas (CREG), Superintendecia de Servicios Públicos - Delegada de Telecomunicaciones, Energía y Gas, Agua, Acueducto y alcantarillado.\nElaboración Fundesarrollo.
Comparative graph for natural gas rates for Colombia's main cities great consumers - variable charge (COP$/m3) 2011
Commercial
Industrial
Source: SUI, Mines and Energy Ministry. By: Fundesarrollo.
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