Japanese firm to build US-Mexico gas pipeline - New York News

Japanese firm to build US-Mexico gas pipeline

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MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico'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.
 
Neither Pemex nor the president's office would provide any other details on the deal.

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