Monday 20 March 2023

Couple’s Divorce Battle Affects Costa Rica’s Natural Gas Supply

Paying the bills

Latest

Costa Rica signs regulations to the law to attract film investments

QCOSTARICA (Summa) With the signature of President Rodrigo Chaves...

Dollar begins to be sold in banks for less than ¢550

QCOSTARICA - The price of the U.S. dollar is...

The price of meat, eggs and tomato will be cheaper this weekend

RICO's Q - The farmer's fair across the country...

Rodrigo Chaves’ managerial style: If you don’t meet goals, you better leave

QCOSTARICA - The exit this week of Mario Arce...

Fire emergencies maintained an ‘average’ pattern despite heavy rains

QCOSTARICA - The Cuerpo de Bomberos (Fire Department) indicated...

Los mitos más comunes sobre los casinos en línea desmentidos

Los casinos en línea han ganado popularidad en los...

Las tendencias más novedosas en la industria del casino en línea en Chile

Según un estudio reciente, la industria del casino en...

Dollar Exchange

¢540.32 Buy

¢547.37 Sell

18 March 2023 - At The Banks - BCCR

Paying the bills

Share

restaurantes-desabastecimiento-distribucion-Gas-Zeta_LNCIMA20150505_0277_5

QCOSTARICA – A divorce between Miguel Zaragoza and Evangelina López, owners of Gas Zeta, taking place in Tevas, has led to the legal drama playing out in Costa Rica, affecting the largest supplier of natural gas in the country.

The legal battle of fighting over control of the individual facilities in their divorce and not a shortage has affected Zeta , with 72% of the market,  interrupting their operation and continued flow of supply for the last 13 days. The situation also led to the temporary layoff of employees.

- Advertisement -

The Zeta Gas Company (which also operates Tropigas) operates a total of five facilities in the country, in La Lima (Cartago), El Coyol (Alajuela), Guápiles (Limon), Limón (Limon) and Bagaces (Guancaste).

On Monday the Administrative Court ordered the company to start the gas flowing again, following government action to avoid a shortage in the distribution that would leave industry, businesses, schools, prisons and thousands of homes and small restaurants without fuel for their stoves.

Many businesses became concerned last we as supply started to run low. Luis Oreamuno, manager of Soda Tapia in La Sabana, told La Nacion, “it would have meant big losses if the lack of gas had forced us to close.”

Natural gas is used in sodas, restaurants and homes across the country.
Natural gas is used in sodas, restaurants and homes across the country.

Last night, in a statement to the press, Casa Presidencial (government) the Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope), has sufficient supply of gas and in a contingency the government would allow a third company to supply gas.

- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
Avatar photo
Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Costa Rica signs regulations to the law to attract film investments

QCOSTARICA (Summa) With the signature of President Rodrigo Chaves and the...

Dollar begins to be sold in banks for less than ¢550

QCOSTARICA - The price of the U.S. dollar is listed below...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.