Sinaloa Gov. Mario López Valdez said in late August that natural gas will transform the economic life of the state, which will become, therefore, one of the most competitive in the country. “We’re getting ahead of the future, as the economy will cast aside petrol and, as a result, adopt natural gas,” he stated.
He applauded the cooperation of the 13 mayors from the municipalities where the pipeline will reach because they delivered on time all the required documentation so as to advance the project. The new natural gas pipeline will cover 2,214 kilometers through the states of Sonora and Sinaloa, with an additional branch set from the state of Chihuahua. The project requires an investment of USD 3,400 million.
After the launch of Mexico City’s Eco-bus service, with 30 natural gas fueled buses, there are plans for the introduction of the fuel in other regions of the nation, such as Ciudad Juárez (Chihuahua), Puebla and, as it was mentioned above, Sinaloa.