The Nova Energy Infrastructure Company (IEnova) will participate in the tender to provide the service of transporting natural gas by pipeline to the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), in the section Samalayuca-Sasabe.
If IEnova wins the bid, it would be responsible for the overall implementation of the project, including obtaining permits, land acquisition and property rights, engineering, construction, financing, operation and maintenance. The pipeline Samalayuca-Sasabe will transport natural gas from Waha, Texas, to meet the fuel requirements in the power generation for the CFE in the states of Chihuahua and Sonora, as well as in the North and Northwest regions of the country; it will connect with the Sasabe-Guaymas pipeline, currently under construction, and the San Isidro-Samalayuca pipeline, currently under bidding process. The project will require an estimated of US$961 million investment.
Source: El Norte