Pemex’s Salamanca refinery operating normally

Mexico’s state oil company Pemex stated on┬áMonday that the processing plants at its Salamanca refinery in the central state of Guanajuato had been restarted.

The plants had resumed operation on Friday only hours after they were suspended due to an interruption in its steam supply.

The Salamanca refinery processes 220,000 barrels per day.

Source: Reuters

Pemex in talks with major players for drilling prospects in Gulf of Mexico

Mexico’s PEMEX wants to develop its offshore deep water capabilities in the Gulf of Mexico and was in discussions with Chevron, Total and ExxonMobil. The company also plans to engage with Statoil ASA to look at mutual areas of interest for jointly developing offshore capabilities.

Mexico is scheduled to auction offshore assets in the Gulf of Mexico on 5 December 2016, hoping to raise $44bn to support its economy.

Source: Rigzone