Shawcor Ltd. announced that its pipe coating group has received a conditional contract from Infraestructura Marina del Golfo (IMG), to provide pipeline coating solutions to the Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) Sur de Texas – Tuxpan gas pipeline project. The Tuxpan Gas Pipeline project will transport natural gas along an underwater route in the Gulf of Mexico, from the South of Texas, to Tuxpan, Veracruz. It will supply natural gas to the CFE’s power generation plants in multiple regions of the country. IMG is a Mexican company majority-owned by TransCanada Corp. and partially owned by IEnova.
The contract involves coating 427 miles of 42-inch pipe with the application of concrete weight coating in a variety of thicknesses and supply the installation of 5,000 sacrificial anodes. Coating is expected to commence in the beginning of 2017 and complete by the end of 2017.