Wärtsilä delivers a gas-fired power facility to Argentina

Wärtsilä builds a gas-fired power facility as an EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction) delivery for YPF Energia Eléctrica S.A. in Argentina.

Wärtsilä EPC delivery for a 60 MW engine power plant, including five Wärtsilä 31SG engines, for YPF Energia Eléctrica S.A. in Argentina. The electricity produced will be used to power the local oil fields in the Manantiales Behr basin, one of the most important oil fields in Argentina.

Exporter: Wärtsilä Projects Oy, Finland
Guarantee Holder: HSBC
Lender: HSBC
Borrower: YPF Energía Eléctrica S.A., Argentina
Export transaction/Goods: EPC delivery of a 60 MW gas-fired power facility, including five Wärtsilä 20V31SG engines
Country of export transaction: Argentina
Guaranteed amount: USD 30 million
Repayment period: 5 years
Project classification: Category B
Environmental information: International standards applied in benchmarking: IFC Performance Standards and relevant EHS Guidelines.
Contact point: environment(at)
Information published: 27 February 2020

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