Mexico’s CFEnergía (CFE) is seeking formal expressions of interest from private sector firms to build and operate a natural gas pipeline and floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) terminal. 

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The 500 MMcf/d pipeline would span from Chinameca, Veracruz, to Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, supplying gas to a 430 MMcf/d or 3 million metric tons/year (mmty) FLNG terminal envisaged for the Salina Cruz port. 

CFE would sell gas procured via its extensive pipeline network to the FLNG operator under a 25-year take-or-pay contract. The operator would have exclusive rights to market liquefaction capacity and liquefied natural gas (LNG) volumes produced from the project, according to tender documents.

The operator would assume full ownership of the projects and all associated risk, in exchange for...