Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. The opinions and positions expressed by Prud’homme do not necessarily reflect the views of NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index.

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A major new pipeline project appears to be in the works to get natural gas to Mexico’s southeast. The Yucatán Peninsula is in permanent risk of natural gas supply shortages despite the fact that the Mayakan pipeline system has improved its connectivity with Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) processing centers through the Cuxtal I project. 

Since 2019, production from the Cactus processing center has been used to complement Mayakan volumes from...