Residents asked to remain at home as cases near 1,000 Social distancing could cut demand, imports by 400 MMcf/d As the number of reported coronavirus cases in Mexico continues to mount, an uptick in social distancing and work-from-home measures in the country are posing significant downside risk to natural gas demand from both power generators and industrial end-users.  In a Monday morning news conference, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the country’s Public Health Ministry would soon announce new measures to confront the virus, reiterating an earlier request that citizens remain in their homes. As of midday Monday, the number of reported coronavirus cases in Mexico was quickly approaching 1,000, according to the most recent data from the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. As Mexico’s government steps up efforts to quell the spread of COVID-19 […]