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 is in charge of managing the capacity on Mexico’s national pipeline grid, the Sistrangas. It also is meant to be a central actor in infrastructure and market planning. 

Cenagas does well on paper in promoting natural gas as a key element for economic development and energy security in Mexico. Even in the energy transition agenda, Cenagas has managed to develop good messaging, describing natural gas as an “adaptable, safe and clean” energy source. Highlighting natural gas as the complementary source to renewable energy is a concrete and positive position in...