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Eni Finds New Oil Offshore Mexico

Aug 02, 2021

Eni announced an oil find in Upper Miocene sequences on the Sayulita Exploration Prospect in Block 10 in the mid-deep water of the Cuenca Salina Sureste Basin, Offshore Mexico. According to preliminary estimates the new find may contain between 150 and 200Mboe in place…

McDermott Ships Second Batch of Topside Modules for Modec FPSO

Nov 05, 2020

Offshore engineering and construction firm McDermott on Thursday announced the second shipment of topside modules for a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit for Japans' Modec.The new shipment comes just weeks after the first…

Mexico: Energy Minister Open to Pemex Farmouts

Oct 27, 2020

Mexican Energy Minister Rocio Nahle said on Monday so called farmouts, or joint ventures, could be done with state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos if feasible projects are put forward, marking a potential shift from her previous skepticism.Nahle…

Repsol Picks Stena Drilling Rig for Mexican Ops

Sep 22, 2020

Spanish oil firm Repsol has awarded a drilling contract to offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling for a drilling campaign in Mexico.Stena Drilling said Monday that it had signed a contract with Repsol after a competitive tender exercise…

No New E&P Projects Expected in Mexican Plan

Sep 04, 2020

A Mexican government plan to boost the energy sector that could be unveiled in the coming weeks will not likely include any new exploration or production projects open to private or foreign oil firms, the head of an oil sector trade group said Thursday…

Mexico: Pemex, Hokchi in Talks Over Shared Offshore Reservoir

Sep 03, 2020

Mexican national oil company Pemex and Hokchi Energy have begun the first stage of unitization negotiations over a possible offshore shared reservoir in the southern Gulf of Mexico, Mexico's energy ministry told Reuters on Wednesday.The ministry said Pemex…

Dolphin Drilling Nets Offshore Drilling Work in Mexico

Sep 02, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling has won a drilling rig contract in Mexico with the country's national oil company Pemex.Dolphin Drilling said Tuesday the contract was for the Blackford Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig. The value of the contract…

PHOTO: Heerema's Heavy Lifter Installs Yaxche-C Platform in Mexico

Aug 21, 2020

Dutch offshore installation and construction company Heerema Marine Contractors has installed Pemex's Yaxche-C jacket and topside in Mexico, under a contract awarded by Cotemar.Heerema used its 'most experienced vessel' semi-submersible crane…

Ex-Pemex Boss Points Finger at Ex-Mexican President in Bribery Scandal

Aug 12, 2020

A former head of Mexican state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) accused of corruption has sought to blame the wrongdoing on his former boss, ex-President Enrique Pena Nieto, and a top aide, said Attorney General Alejandro Gertz on Tuesday…

Mexico's Proven Oil Reserves Rise to More than 8 bln Barrels

Aug 05, 2020

Mexico's oil regulator said on Tuesday the country's total proven oil reserves as of Jan. 1 stood at 8.062 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe), up 2.1% from a year earlier.Oil reserves as of the beginning of 2019 totaled 7.897 billion boe…

Ex-Pemex CEO Says He is Innocent of Corruption Charges

Jul 29, 2020

The former boss of Mexican state oil firm Pemex, Emilio Lozoya, told a court on Tuesday he was innocent of graft charges and vowed to denounce those responsible for his alleged crimes, in a case that could seriously embarrass Mexico's previous rulers…

Pirates Attack Another Offshore Vessel in Mexico

Jul 27, 2020

An offshore supply vessel was reportedly attacked offshore Mexico on Friday, July 24, in an incident that was described as a 'violent armed boarding and robbery of personal belongings.'The maritime safety intelligence company Dryad said Monday…

Former Pemex CEO Arrives in Mexico to Face Bribery Charges

Jul 17, 2020

A former boss of Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos arrived back in Mexico on Friday where he will face an initial court hearing to answer corruption charges that could engulf leaders of the last government.Emilio Lozoya, who was extradited back to Mexico from Spain overnight…

Court OKs Extradition of Ex-Pemex CEO from Spain to Mexico

Jul 06, 2020

Spain's National Administrative Tribunal agreed on Monday to extradite Emilio Lozoya, former chief executive of oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, to Mexico, the court said in a statement.Lozoya, 45, is wanted in Mexico on charges including bribery…

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