US-Mexico interconnect commissioned

A new natural gas pipeline interconnect, linking Mexico's pipeline system with the US network of Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., was inaugurated on Sept. 27 in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, along Mexico's border with Texas.The 9.5-mile, 24-in., bidirectional pipeline has 220 MMcfd of capacity, of which Pemex has reserved 185 MMcfd for 10 years beginning Oct. 1, 1999 (OGJ, Oct. 4, 1999, p. 46). With Pemex's commitment in hand, Tennessee Pipe- line invested $10 million to build the interconnect, which took 5 months to complete and entailed the drilling of a 1,600-ft directional well under the Rio Grande into Mexico.According to Bob Gibb, Tennessee Pipeline's director of transportation fo...

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