Mexico state-owned power utility CFE this week launched a bidding round for the construction of the 254km Ojinaga-El Encino gas pipeline in the northern state of Chihuahua.
Local and foreign companies are invited to bid for this project. However, the tender documents set that 50 % of the construction materials have to be produced nationally.
The Ojinaga-El Encino pipeline will have capacity to transport 1.356 Bf3/d (38.2Mm3/d) and will cost around 5.15 billion pesos (US$395 million).The contract will include the design, build, finance, operation and maintenance of the gas infrastructure. The contract will have a duration of 25 years.CFE has organized a site visit that will take place on July 3rd. The deadline for submission of proposals are the following: