Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Mexican President Announces Construction Of Pipeline Through Arizona

Enrique-pena-MientoMexico's president says a Japanese company has been tapped to build a pipeline to import U.S. natural gas through Arizona.

President Enrique Pena Nieto is visiting Japan, where he made the announcement about the $460-million project Tuesday.  Japan's Mitsui Corporation will build the pipeline, which will run from Tucson to the Mexican border.

The president's office said in a brief statement the pipeline will be able to carry 770-million-cubic-feet of gas per day.

Mexico's gas network already includes a number of active connections with the United States.

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