Fishermen could scupper Mexico’s pipeline plans

Fishermen are opposing Mexico’s plan to lay a huge subsea pipeline that will import Texan gas, forcing the country to fast-track an LNG terminal Fishermen are opposing Mexico’s plan to lay a huge subsea pipeline that will import Texan gas, forcing the country to fast-track an LNG terminal.
By Chris Noon 6 December 2017 0 28679
Manzanillo LNG terminal from above, Mexico. Manzanillo LNG terminal from above, Mexico (Samsung C&T)

Mexico has decided to fast-track its fourth LNG terminal because the construction of a key pipeline that would import huge volumes of gas from the United States is in jeopardy, sources have told Interfax Natural Gas Daily. The project has encountered strong opposition from local fishermen, who claim fish will be scared by the pipeline’s operations. 

“Construction of the [Sur de Texas-Tuxpan] pipeline has been halted as a result of legal action by fishermen who are seeking to protect the environment,” a source close...

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