PEMEX is racing against time to further open up the use of its pipelines and storage infrastructure for the private sector, before the nationwide liberalization of gasoline prices set for Nov. 30, 2017. To that end, CRE is preparing a capacity cession project for private players, readily available in COFEMER. […]Continue Reading →
The France-based geoscience prospector CGG recently announced being awarded a large contract for an orthogonal wide-azimuth integrated solution for PEMEX. This solution will be used for subsalt seismic imaging optimization in the Perdido area. The survey will cover around 10,000 km2 in the Mexican deep-water area and is expected to enhance subsalt imaging results […]Continue Reading →
On September 6th Mexico’s Ministry of Finance released the minimum royalty values for companies participating in Round One’s last oil tender, as well as the economic conditions for the Trion farm-out. Both announcements have been highly anticipated by the operators expecting to enter the deep-water market in Mexico.
Regarding the deepwater oil tender, the Ministry […]Continue Reading →
In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Oil & Gas Review 2016, David Enriquez, Partner at Goodrich Riquelme y Asociados explains why the general public’s conceptions about Round One L-04 and its impact on the economy are flawed and reviews the success of Round One L-03.
Q: What should Mexico expect in terms of […]Continue Reading →
2015 was very eventful in the oil and gas industry, filled with unexpected turns, be they for the best or the worst. The Energy Reform took effect in 2014, when President Enrique Peña Nieto amended the constitution, opening the country’s energy sector to private investment for the first time in decades. One of the main […]Continue Reading →
After months of waiting, the Ministry of Energy (SENER) finally announced the deepwater blocks that would be tendered in Round One’s phase four, the crown jewel of the reform. To the surprise of industry experts, the ten blocks on offer are very different to those originally planned by the authorities earlier this year. They are […]Continue Reading →