Mexico begins receiving LNG from USA as gas supply via pipeline rises

An executive order by Texas Governor Greg Abbott this week banning out-of-state exports through Sunday was relayed on Thursday to producers by the state’s oil and gas regulator.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexico on Friday, February 19th, began discharging liquefied natural gas (LNG) bought under emergency conditions as supplies through pipelines from the United States rose, easing scarcity that led to power cuts and factory closures at its Northern states.

The tanker Flex Courageous carrying about 162,850 cubic meters of U.S. LNG was unloading at the Manzanillo terminal on the Pacific Coast, Refinitiv Eikon data showed. The government plans to supply the gas to several power plants.

A second tanker, the Seri Balhaf, was scheduled to begin discharging about 151,300 cubic meters of U.S . . .

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