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.


Cenagas, the operator of Mexico’s national pipeline system known as Sistrangas, has published the results of the public consultation held weeks ago. 

The process was inclusive and collaborative, and well-executed. It helped to identify the needs of natural gas infrastructure. 

During workshops, officials explained with some transparency the way in which the main gas network operates. In addition to Cenagas customers and users, the process included the participation of various government agencies, industrial chambers, advisory councils and representatives from...