TGS announces that it has obtained commercial authorisation from the Mexican regulator, Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH), to process its entire library of more than 30 000 wells in Mexico.
Both of these licences are located in the Ridges basin, which features a proven hydrocarbon system and material prospectivity.
On 31 January, Shell acquired nine exploration blocks for the Mexican Gulf of Mexico in the deepwater bid round.
Petrofac has announced that it has completed the migration of the Santuario Production Enhancement Contract (PEC) into an interest in a Production Sharing Contract (PSC).
Petrofac and Schlumberger have announced that Petrofac has sold its 50% interest in Petro-SPM Integrated Services S.A. de C.V to Schlumberger. Petro-SPM operates the Pánuco Integrated Service Contract in Mexico. Schlumberger now owns 100% of Petro-SPM.
PETRONAS’ subsidiary PC Carigali Mexico Operations, S.A. de C.V., has been awarded shallow water Block 6 in the Gulf of Mexico’s Salina Basin.
ION Geophysical Corporation has announced that its imaging services supported the historic Zama-1 discovery offshore Mexico made by Talos Energy, LLC (Talos) and their partners.
Premier Oil has made a key oil discovery in the Zama-1 exploration well in Block 7, offshore Mexico.
BP continues to make progress in shifting its exploration portfolio toward natural gas and advantaged oil.