The projects form part of Mexico’s National Infrastructure Program 2014–2018, which was announced in April by the President of the Republic Enrique Peña Nieto.

The pipeline projects are:

  • The $US650 million 423 km Pipeline El Encino – La Laguna, which will transport natural gas from the region of Waha, Texas, passing through the states of Chihuahua and Durango to supply gas to north-west Mexico. The pipeline is expected to be in operation by March 2017. Interconnection pipelines are expected to be built at a later date to supply gas to west and central regions of Mexico.
  • The $US50 million 23 km...