Mexican state power utility Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) said Thursday it is developing a $4.5 billion project with energy ministry Sener and Sistrangas pipeline grid operator Centro Nacional de Control del Gas Natural (Cenagas) to expand natural gas access on the Yucatán Peninsula.


A CFE spokesperson told NGI’s Mexico GPI that the project in question is an expansion of the 2.6 Bcf/d Sur de Texas-Tuxpan offshore pipeline, which is jointly owned by TC Energy Corp. and Infraestructura Energética Nova, aka IEnova.

CFE in August said it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with TC to develop the expansion project and to seek solutions to complete the stalled Tula-Villa de Reyes and Tuxpan-Tula pipelines. A TC spokesperson confirmed the contents of the MOU to...