New Fortress Energy Inc. (NFE) is forecasting the startup by the end of June of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal and associated 135 MW power plant in Mexico’s Baja California Sur (BCS) state.

NFE Mexico LNG

The small-scale terminal at the Port of Pichilingue in La Paz will have a processing capacity of 1.8 million gallons/day, and allow for cleaner power generation in BCS. The state lacks connectivity to natural gas pipelines in Mexico and the United States.

NFE in March announced an agreement to supply two BCS power plants owned by state power utility Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) with gas imported via the terminal.

NFE has four LNG terminals operating in Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Brazil after going public in 2019. Another 2.4 million gallon/day import terminal...