Mier Monterrey Gas Pipeline

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Mier Monterrey Gas Pipeline is an international natural gas pipeline running from Texas to Mexico.[1]


The pipeline runs from Starr County, Texas, United States to Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico.[2][3]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners[1]
  • Current capacity: 640 million cubic feet per day[1][4]
  • Length: 85 miles / 137 km[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2003[5]


Commissioned in March 2003, Kinder Morgan's Mier-Monterrey Pipeline stretches from the border between the United States and Mexico in Starr County, Texas, to Monterrey, Mexico.[5] By 2015 the pipeline's original capacity of 375 million cubic feet per day (MMcfd) had been expanded to 640 MMcfd.[4][6] Kinder Morgan has subsequently continued to study options for further capacity expansion.[1][7] In Monterrey, the pipeline connects to the Cenagas natural gas transportation system (formerly operated by PGPB), and supplies electric generation assets including Iberdrola's 1064 MW Dulces Nombres power station.[1][5][8]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Kinder Morgan to Expand Mier-Monterrey Pipeline". North American Oil & Gas Pipelines. July 29, 2015.
  2. "Procedimiento de Temporada Abierta: Transporte de Gas Natural (pp 6 & 17)" (PDF). Kinder Morgan Gas Natural de México, S. de R.L. de C.V. June 12, 2020.
  3. National Energy and Petrochemical Map , FracTracker, 28 de febrero de 2020
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Kinder Morgan ampliaría ducto". El Horizonte. April 28, 2015.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Kinder Morgan's Mier-Monterrey pipeline in operation". Oil & Gas Journal. March 26, 2003.
  6. "Kinder Morgan seeks to send more natgas from U.S. to Mexico". Reuters. March 6, 2013.
  7. "Buscan ampliar capacidad de gasoducto en NL". El Economista. July 22, 2018.
  8. "Descripción General del Sistema: Gasoducto Mier-Monterrey" (PDF). Kinder Morgan. Retrieved 2021-04-15.

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