Energy focus

Founded in 2013, SouthEnergy offers asset management, studies and consultancy services. We provide services to the Energy market with a focus on the Fuels and Electricity industries.

We have across the board experience in the Business: actual hands-on experience, technical knowledge, and a vast network of contacts allow us for an integral approach to it.

We provide our Clients with a customized service. Tailored to their specific needs. Supported by a well-balanced blend of regulatory, technical, financial and commercial knowledge. Experience and contacts in its main lines of business.

South Energy

Our Team and Experience

Our team has been part of the main players of the Energy Industry in Chile for both fuels and electricity markets. We’ve been advisors of relevant global and local players of the energy industry and keep our contacts network updated via our day-to-day activity and studies.

We provide our Clients with a flexible service offer, customizing it to their specific needs, achieve relevant improvements in operational and financial performance of the assets we manage, and we have the technical and professional qualifications to supervise equipment replacement and repair, performance improvement, plant revamping and more.

Eliseo López Nitsche

Founder and Managing Director of SouthEnergy SpA,


Electric Engineer from Universidad de Chile, MBA from Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez. With over 20 years of professional experience, Eliseo was part of the team that started Natural Gas operations in Central Chile and has substantial experience in the negotiation and administration of contracts with Natural Gas Producers and Transporters in Argentina and Chile. As Gasco executive, Eliseo was appointed CEO of Gasnor S.A. (Northern Argentina Natural Gas distributor) where he was responsible for all the operation’s up and downstream contracts negotiations and operation.

Marcelo Biason

Development Manager


Mechanical Engineer from Universidad Catolica and MsC in Engineering. With over 20 years of professional experience, in areas such as Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing, Quality administration and Planning, Marcelo has had firsthand experience with Natural Gas producers, transporters and distributors as he was responsible for the management of the purchasing, importing, transportation and distribution contracts of Natural Gas from Argentina to be delivered to Metrogas Res-Com and Industrial customers as well as combined cycle power plants of San Isidro (ENDESA), Nehuenco (Colbún) and Nueva Renca (AES Gener).

Marcos Cisterna

Commercial Manager


Electrical Engineer and MBA from the Universidad de Chile and Universidad Católica de Chile respectively. With over 10 years’ experience has participated in several electrical companies such as Colbun, AES and AELA. He has an extensive experience in Engineering, Planning, Commercial and Regulation areas in the Energy sector. As an executive, he has contributed in several regulatory pieces and proposed new schemes in power incomes for renewable energy companies.

Felipe Durán San Martín

Senior Consultant


Electrical Engineer from Universidad Catolica with 20 years of professional experience in the Industry and vast experience in the Electric market, Risks and Insurance working for multinational companies with responsibilities in Chile, Argentina and Colombia. As an associate at SouthEnergy, he conducted consultantships for Electric Generators, Mining and Gas Companies, the Electric Coordinator, Insurance companies, etc. Besides his experience with SouthEnergy, where he’s taken part in many studies for the Electric, Gas and Mining Industries.

Mauricio Midón

Senior Consultant


With over 25 years of professional experience in trans-national companies in the energy industry. Among other positions, as part of the Naturgy Group, Mauricio was General Manager of Gasoducto del Pacifico (NG pipeline connecting Vaca Muerta’s region basin and mid-southern Chile) and Development Manager for the NG business in Chile and, previously in the Brasil – Argentina – Uruguay sub region. Mauricio has been instrumental in the strategic planning and positioning of the Naturgy Group in Spain and Latin America.