Infrastructure

Mexico Natural Gas Market Spotlight: West Coast Supporting Demand, Prices

Mexico Natural Gas Market Spotlight: West Coast Supporting Demand, Prices

Strong demand on Mexico’s Pacific Coast helped prop up Waha’s May bidweek price, which jumped 31.0 cents month/month to average $2.685. Spurred by new infrastructure and demand on the West Coast, Mexico imports via pipeline from the United States have been unseasonably strong, spiking to a record 7.1 Bcf/d in mid-April. Analysts at Energy Aspects…

May 6, 2021
Enbridge Taking Partners to Transform Canada’s Wasted Natural Gas into RNG

Enbridge Taking Partners to Transform Canada’s Wasted Natural Gas into RNG

From a small start in Ontario, Enbridge Inc. has embarked on a Canada-wide campaign to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) on a large scale from trash rotting in waste dumps. The Calgary pipeline and gas distribution conglomerate said Wednesday it is partnering on an RNG project development partnership with waste management firm Walker Industries and…

May 3, 2021
COLUMN: Mexico’s Southeast Needs Urgent Natural Gas Planning, Investment

COLUMN: Mexico’s Southeast Needs Urgent Natural Gas Planning, Investment

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. Prud’homme was central to the development of Cenagas, the nation’s natural gas pipeline operator, an entity formed in 2015 as part of…

April 23, 2021
Texas Freeze Demonstrates Need for Further Mexico-U.S. Energy Integration, Expert Says

Texas Freeze Demonstrates Need for Further Mexico-U.S. Energy Integration, Expert Says

Freezing weather in Texas in February and the subsequent energy supply problems on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border underline a need for greater energy integration between the two countries, Lorena Patterson, senior energy specialist and strategist, told NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index.   “I would advocate for greater integration between the markets, and more diversification…

April 16, 2021
U.S. Electric Utility Spending Climbing on Transmission Investments, Says EIA

U.S. Electric Utility Spending Climbing on Transmission Investments, Says EIA

Major U.S. electric utilities spending increased to $40 billion in 2019 from $9.1 billion in 2000, according to federal officials. U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) show the increased spending resulted from investments in transmission infrastructure, as well as operating and maintaining existing systems. In 2019, $23.5 billion was spent on new transmission, up 1% over…

April 5, 2021
Mixed Reaction from Natural Gas, Oil Industry as $2T Biden Infrastructure Plan Targets Decarbonization, Taxes

Mixed Reaction from Natural Gas, Oil Industry as $2T Biden Infrastructure Plan Targets Decarbonization, Taxes

President Biden’s $2.25 trillion American Jobs Plan has generated mixed reactions from the fossil energy industry, as Biden is asking Congress to raise corporate taxes in order to accelerate the clean energy transition. The jobs and infrastructure package underscores the “whole-of-government” approach Biden is taking toward climate and energy policy, a shift from previous administrations.…

April 5, 2021
KKR Eyes Infrastructure Growth with Stakes in Sempra’s Gulf Coast, Mexico LNG Projects

KKR Eyes Infrastructure Growth with Stakes in Sempra’s Gulf Coast, Mexico LNG Projects

Global investment firm KKR is buying a stake in a Sempra Energy business unit that manages liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects on the Gulf Coast and in Mexico as it anticipates growth in North American energy infrastructure. Under the terms of the deal announced Monday, KKR will pay  $3.37 billion for a 20% non-controlling interest…

April 5, 2021
Stabilis Sees LNG Supply Deals, Customer Inquiries Up for South Texas Plant

Stabilis Sees LNG Supply Deals, Customer Inquiries Up for South Texas Plant

Stabilis Solutions Inc., which produces and distributes small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG), said Wednesday it has three long-term sales contracts that represent up to 40% of the liquefaction capacity at its George West, TX, plant.  The company said the contracts are with customers in the infrastructure and mining markets. Combined with existing contracted and uncontracted…

March 19, 2021
Mexico’s CFE Seeking Bidders to Build Six Combined-Cycle Plants

Mexico’s CFE Seeking Bidders to Build Six Combined-Cycle Plants

Mexico’s state-owned power utility Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) is launching an international tender to build for six combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plants with a combined installed capacity of 4,322 MW. The plants, part of CFE’s 2021-2025 business plan, “will be located in strategic regions with the purpose of strengthening CFE and guaranteeing Mexico’s energy…

March 11, 2021
TC Energy Looks to Complete Tula-Villa de Reyes Pipeline This Year

TC Energy Looks to Complete Tula-Villa de Reyes Pipeline This Year

TC Energy Corp. expects to complete construction of the 886 MMcf/d Tula-Villa de Reyes pipeline in Mexico during 2021. The construction timetable is subject to the “timely reopening of government agencies,” executives said last Thursday during a fourth quarter earnings call. Executives cited the coronavirus as impacting the project. Upon completion, TC plans to phase-in…

February 23, 2021
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