The second phase of the reconfiguration of the Cempoala compressor station in Veracruz state will be complete in October, according to the general director of Mexico’s Centro Nacional de Control del Gas Natural (Cenagas), Elvira Daniel Kabbaz.

Speaking virtually last week at the Mexico Gas Summit hosted by Industry Exchange LLC, Daniel said that work at Cempoala was 97% complete and that the reconfiguration would allow 350 MMcf/d-1.4 Bcf/d of natural gas to be pumped, “not only to the south but also to the center of the country.”

Southeast Mexico, in particular the Yucatan Peninsula, suffers from recurring gas shortages and power outages, especially during peak summer months.

The Cempoala project would enable supply from the 2.6 Bcf/d Sur de Texas-Tuxpan marine...