Residential natural gas use in Brazil up 32.7% in 5 years

In the period 953,168 consumer units in homes and buildings were added.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Residential natural gas use is starting to show consistent growth in Brazil. In 5 years, the number of consumption points increased from 2,911,900 units in June 2016 to 3,865,068 in June 2021 - up 32.7%, according to data from the Brazilian Association of Piped Gas Distribution Companies (ABEGÁS).

"This result is an indicator of the distributors' efforts to universalize the piped gas service. In this period, concessionaires added more than 8,500 kilometers to the distribution network, which represents growth of 27.7%. It is a relevant delivery, mainly considering a . . .

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