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How Would a Gálvez Presidency Impact Mexico’s Natural Gas Sector? – Listen Now to NGI’s Hub & Flow

How Would a Gálvez Presidency Impact Mexico’s Natural Gas Sector? – Listen Now to NGI’s Hub & Flow

Click here to listen to the latest episode of NGI’s Hub and Flow, in which NGI’s Chris Lenton, senior editor of Mexico and Latin America, sits down with Rosanety Barrios, who heads the energy team for Mexican presidential candidate Xóchitl Gálvez.  Barrios details how Mexico’s energy sector, including state companies Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE)…

March 21, 2024
Mexico Presidential Hopeful Gálvez Looking to Transform Nation’s Energy Sector

Mexico Presidential Hopeful Gálvez Looking to Transform Nation’s Energy Sector

Opposition candidate Xóchitl Gálvez promises to shake up Mexico’s energy sector if she wins the elections in June. Gálvez would respect the laws of competition as enshrined in the constitution, promote the domestic production of natural gas and renewable energy and work to develop a regional energy strategy, Rosanety Barrios, the head of her energy…

March 20, 2024
With Natural Gas Prices So Cheap Across the Border, Why Isn’t Mexico Importing More? – Column

With Natural Gas Prices So Cheap Across the Border, Why Isn’t Mexico Importing More? – Column

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. Almost 10 years have passed since the formation of Cenagas, the operator of Mexico’s Sistrangas natural gas pipeline network. The first open…

March 15, 2024
Argentina’s YPF Aiming to Become ‘Global LNG Player,’ Says New CEO

Argentina’s YPF Aiming to Become ‘Global LNG Player,’ Says New CEO

Argentina’s 51% state-owned oil and gas company YPF SA is aiming to sanction a large-scale LNG export project by mid-2025, with the first 1-2 million metric tons/year (mmty) of liquefaction capacity online by 2027, the firm’s new management said.  “Our goal is to become a global LNG player through the massive monetization of our shale…

March 11, 2024
Jalisco Company Serving up Natural Gas to Tequila Industry With New Pipeline

Jalisco Company Serving up Natural Gas to Tequila Industry With New Pipeline

The Tequila Valley Pipeline is soon to begin operations, allowing natural gas to reach tequila producers in Mexico’s Jalisco state, Rolando Martinez D’Meza Violante, Business Development Manager in Corporación CH4, told NGI’s Mexico GPI. “The fact that we were able to construct a natural gas pipeline is going to allow us to enter the big…

March 8, 2024
Texas Natural Gas Storage Project Part of CFE Push to Solidify Mexico Energy Security — Column

Texas Natural Gas Storage Project Part of CFE Push to Solidify Mexico Energy Security — Column

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. CFE International (CFEi), based in Houston, operates as a natural gas marketer and is an affiliated company of the Mexican state-owned electric…

March 5, 2024
Following FERC Approval, Oneok Eyeing Midyear FID for Saguaro Connector Natural Gas Pipeline

Following FERC Approval, Oneok Eyeing Midyear FID for Saguaro Connector Natural Gas Pipeline

Oneok Inc. is aiming to take a final investment decision (FID) by the middle of this year on the 2.8 Bcf/d Saguaro Connector natural gas pipeline.  The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved the project’s Presidential Permit in February. Saguaro Connector would transport Permian Basin natural gas to the U.S.-Mexico border. From there, it…

March 4, 2024
Sempra Looking Beyond LNG Pause to ‘Development Milestones’ for Port Arthur, Cameron Expansions

Sempra Looking Beyond LNG Pause to ‘Development Milestones’ for Port Arthur, Cameron Expansions

While U.S. LNG developers navigate the fallout of a pause in new worldwide liquefied natural gas export authorizations, Sempra Infrastructure executives said they were still focusing on the best prices and partnerships, rather than permitting timelines. The LNG and Mexico infrastructure arm of San Diego-based Sempra is currently in the early phases of construction on…

February 28, 2024
Natural Gas Pipeline Connectivity, Electricity Top Mexico Energy Needs, Says Expert Lawyer

Natural Gas Pipeline Connectivity, Electricity Top Mexico Energy Needs, Says Expert Lawyer

“A lot of the potential developments that nearshoring will bring are going to need access to natural gas,” Diana Pineda, a partner at Gónzalez Calvillo law firm in Mexico City, told NGI’s Mexico GPI.  “And the truth is, we’ve now gone several years without a new natural gas pipeline.” Pineda is one of the leading…

February 23, 2024
TC Highlights ‘Good Interest’ for Asset Sales, Record Pipeline Volumes of U.S. Natural Gas

TC Highlights ‘Good Interest’ for Asset Sales, Record Pipeline Volumes of U.S. Natural Gas

TC Energy Corp. management said it could exceed its goal of more than $2 billion in asset sales in 2024 to focus on natural gas and related segments. “For 2024, there should be no surprise that our strategic priorities will look very similar to 2023,” CEO François Poirier said on a conference call to discuss…

February 21, 2024