Opening of LNG Regasification Terminal Mejillones

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July 15, 2010

On July 15, 2010, at 12:00 hrs., In the Hall Montt Varas of the Presidential Palace La Moneda, the official inauguration will take place the Mejillones LNG Regasification Terminal.

This ceremony will be attended by HE the President Sebastián Piñera Echenique, accompanied by the Ministers of Energy and Mining, Mr. Gerard Mestrallet President and CEO of GDF SUEZ, Mr. Gerardo Cofré Chairman of Codelco. Also participating in this ceremony senior executives of both companies, the Ambassadors of France and Belgium as well as government officials and top executives of major corporations linked to the Project. Also featured will be a delegation of workers from GNL Mejillones.

In the Opening Ceremony will be activated via remote control from the Palace of La Moneda, the operation of LNG Regasification Terminal located in the Commune of Mejillones, Antofagasta Region.

This activity is formalized the term of the construction phase and start of commercial operation of Mejillones LNG Regasification Terminal, which was achieved in record time and within budget. To date, the plant delivered daily over two million cubic meters of natural gas to four major mining companies located in the north of the country for power generation in combined cycles. GNLM today represents approximately 25% of the electricity market in the Northern Interconnected System (SING)

The Terminal is rated regasification 5.5 million m3 per day of natural gas, thereby allowing power generation to 1,100 MW in the SING. The terminal has the BW GDF SUEZ LNG carrier Brussels, which will operate for a period of three years as a floating storage unit (FSU) and has a nominal capacity of 162,400 m3 of LNG (equivalent to 97.4 million m3 of natural gas) and receive a delivery boat GNLM per month.

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