Mexican state power utility Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) said Sunday it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with TC Energy Corp. to advance two natural gas pipeline projects and to “consolidate” several existing firm natural gas transport agreements between the firms.

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CFE said it has agreed “to take a more active role” in resolving social conflicts and shepherding TC Energy’s stalled 886 MMcf/d Tuxpan-Tula pipeline to completion. CFE is the pipeline’s anchor shipper.

The companies also agreed to jointly work toward developing an offshore natural gas transport system from Tuxpan to the Yucatán Peninsula, CFE said.

Finally, the firms agreed to unify several existing natural gas transport agreements for TC Energy pipelines in Central Mexico...