Interest from Asian buyers in liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from Mexico’s Pacific Coast has reached a full-blown frenzy amid soaring natural gas prices and demand, according to Mexico Pacific Limited LLC (MPL) CEO Doug Shanda.

Shanda spoke with NGI’s Mexico GPI about the firm’s LNG export terminal planned for Puerto Libertad in Sonora state.

“We saw a lot of interest at the end of last year,” Shanda said, but “this year, it’s just been incredible.”

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