British Columbia Ferry Service Inc. (BC Ferries) said Salish Raven, its latest liquefied natural gas (LNG) dual-fuel vessel, has transited the Panama Canal and in early June is set to arrive in British Columbia. One of three "Salish" class vessels capable of running on natural gas and ultra-low sulfur diesel, the vessel would dock in the province at the shipyard of Remontowa Shipbuilding SA, which is delivering the vessel. BC Ferries plans to accept and take ownership upon final inspection. The vessel departed Gdansk, Poland, on April 28. On May 16 Salish Orca became the first of three new Salish vessels in the BC Ferries' fleet.
Mexico pipeline operator Cenagas announced NET Mexico Pipeline compressor maintenance at the Agua Dulce Hub will reduce pipeline capacity by 320 MMcf/d beginning Friday (June 2) and ending Monday (June 5). The pipeline carries gas from Agua Dulce in South Texas to the Texas-Mexico border near Rio Grande City, TX, interconnecting with the Los Ramones pipeline on the Mexican side of the border. NET Mexico is anchored by a long-term firm gas transportation agreement for up to 2.1 Bcf/d with MexGas Supply Ltd., a subsidiary of Petroleos Mexicanos, aka Pemex, Mexico’s state-owned gas company. At the time it entered service, NET Mexico said the pipeline's design capacity of 2.3 Bcf/d could be expanded to 3.0 Bcf/d with additional compression. NET Mexico offers intrastate service from Eagle Ford Midstream, Enterprise Intrastate Pipeline, Enterprise Texas, Houston Pipe Line, Kinder Morgan Tejas, Conoco Lobo and Southcross. Service from Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America and Tennessee Gas Pipeline is also offered.