Discover ENGIE activities in Mexico
ENGIE has been active in Mexico since 1989 in. Today, we have a staff of over 2,300 employees, operate three steam-electricity plants and are one of the largest private gas pipeline operators and the number 2 Natural Gas Distributor in the country. Learn more about what we do in Mexico.
Providers of clean, efficient energy
ENGIE serves the Mexican market through an integral offering of energy and environmental services with the highest standards in terms of quality and respect of the environment.
The Group operates three steam-electricity cogeneration plants in Monterrey, Altamira and Panuco. With an installed capacity of 300 MW, they are among Mexico’s cleanest and most efficient plants. The group also supply energy to over 35 important industrial companies and hundreds of thousands of households.
Gas transmission activities
As a major actor in natural gas, ENGIE manages the longest private gas transmission system. Its two transmission pipelines stretch over 900 kilometers.
Gasoducto del Bajío Pipeline (Central Region)
The Group is the sole owner of the 200-kilometre long Gasoductos del Bajío (GDB) gas transportation pipeline crossing three states in central Mexico for gas delivery to indus-trial and local distribution company customers.
Energía Mayakan (Southeast Region)
The Group has a 67.5% interest in the Energía Mayakan company, which owns and operates a 700-kilometer long gas transmission pipeline which crosses four states in the Yucatán Peninsula. CFE, the Mexican national electric company, has contracted most of this pipeline’s capacity until 2026.
a 50%-50% joint venture between the Group and Gas Natural, has contractually reserved all the capacity of the GDB gas pipeline for 30 years to resell it to industrial customers and to Gas Natural Mexico, a Mexican gas distributor and subsidiary of Gas Natural.
Gas distribution activities
Through its commercial brand MaxiGas Natural, ENGIE operates a 10,465 kilometer gas distribution network spread across six franchise areas. The group provides natural gas distribution services to residential, commercial and industrial clients. MaxiGas Natural serves more than 400,000 clients in the country, in the following states : Estato de Mexico, Jalisco, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Tamaulipas and Queretaro.
To reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, Mexico - the world's seventh-largest oil producer - is now moving towards a hybrid energy policy by adopting energy from renewable sources. At the heart of the Yucatan peninsula - birthplace of the Mayan civilization - ENGIE operates an underground gas pipeline nearly 450 miles in length. Group subsidiary Energie Mayakan is assisting Mexico's national power company CFE to make the transition from oil to natural gas. We take a closer look at the power generating plant in Merida, the capital of Yucatan.