New Fortress Energy Inc. (NFE) said last week it has obtained an export permit from Mexico’s energy ministry Sener for the offshore Altamira Fast LNG project. 

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The permit allows NFE to export up to 7.8 million metric tons of liquefied natural gas through April 2028, “providing ample capacity to support the operations” of the 1.4 million metric tons/year (mmty) facility, the company said.

The Sener permit follows approval from the U.S. Department of Energy for NFE to export U.S.-sourced LNG to free trade agreement countries. 

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“This permit is the final piece to the puzzle for launching our first Fast LNG in Altamira,” said NFE CEO Wes...