Mexico upstream news
Wintershall Dea discuss major milestones in Mexico
On 25 April, Wintershall Dea announced a significant oil discovery in Mexico in the Kan prospect in the offshore Block 30.
Wel-lok™ technology scaled to plug and abandon offshore well in Gulf of Mexico
A permanent, gas-tight seal was required for a well with a 36” OD that was experiencing gas migration.
ExxonMobil receives top certification for methane emissions management
ExxonMobil is the first company to achieve certification for natural gas production associated with oil. The certification from MiQ helps the company meet customer demand for energy produced with fewer emissions.
Eni offloads and exports first oil cargo from MIAMTE FPSO in Mexico
The full development of Area 1 will include 33 wells connected to three wellhead platforms plus one monopod, in addition to the FPSO.
Eni FPSO starts production in Mexico
The Miamte FPSO has started production at the Miztón field.
Lukoil makes discovery offshore Mexico
According to preliminary estimates, the initial oil in place at the discovery in Block 12 reaches 250 million barrels.
BHP approves Shenzi North project in Gulf of Mexico
The company has also advanced the Trion project in Mexico into the FEED phase.
Eni makes find offshore Mexico
According to preliminary estimates the new find in the Cuenca Salina Sureste Basin may contain between 150 and 200 million boe in place.
Borr Drilling rig contracted for work in Mexico
The drilling programme, for an unnamed international oil company, is expected to commence in 2Q22 for a duration of approximately 150 days.
Zama field to be operated by Pemex
Talos Energy has said it is "very disappointed" with the decision of Mexico's Ministry of Energy to designate Pemex as the operator of the Zama unit offshore Mexico and will explore all legal and strategic options.