CFE International, the commercial arm of the Mexico’s Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE), is planning to hold an auction to tender the future construction of an LNG plant in the Mexican gulf port of Coatzacoalcos, CFE International CEO Miguel Reyes told NGI’s Mexico GPI in an exclusive interview at the U.S.-Mexico Natural Gas Forum in San Antonio last month.


“There’s going to have to be a bidding round” for the Coatzacoalcos LNG plant, Reyes said, adding that he can’t disclose further details until the auction terms are approved. “We’re currently in the process of readying the bidding terms,” he said. On Thursday, the company put out a call for interest in an LNG export project in Coatzacoalcos. Capacity would be up to 600 MMcf/d.

Reyes, who has served as...