Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Friday touted progress on numerous private and public sector energy projects under development in the country.


On Thursday, the administration concluded meetings with 16 U.S. energy companies to discuss “matters of electricity as well as oil and gas,” the president told reporters during his morning press conference. 

Among the projects discussed was a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal under development by Mexico Pacific Ltd. LLC (MPL) in Puerto Libertad, Sonora.

López Obrador, better known by his initials AMLO, indicated that authorities have granted approval for the project.

The project’s first two trains are expected to have a combined liquefaction capacity of 9.4 million metric tons/year (mmty). The...