The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) has announced that Ienova has been awarded the contract for the Ramal Empalme pipeline project in Sonora, Mexico.The company has registered the best technique and economic bid.
The total project investment is estimated at US$10.84 million. It represents savings of 72% compared with the original estimation.
This project will transport natural gas from Sásabe – Guaymas and Guaymas – El Oro gas pipelines to the Empalme I and Empalme II combined cycle power plants, located in the State of Sonora.
The project comprises the engineering, procurement, acquisition of real estate rights, permits and governmental approvals, funding, construction, operation and maintenance of a pipeline with a total capacity of 236 million standard cubic feet per day (MMSCFD). The pipeline will have a length of 20 kilometers and a 24-inch diameter.