OE Regions: 2015 / April

 

Offshore Mexico: the EPC perspective

Apr 09, 2015

OE’s Audrey Leon spoke with Scott Cummins, Senior Vice President, Commercial, McDermott about the opening of Mexico’s oil and gas industry and what effects it will have on both McDermott and the industry at large. Welder…

Offshore Mexico: the seismic perspective

Apr 09, 2015

OE’s Audrey Leon spoke with Dr. Bruno de Ribet, a geophysicist and technology global director at Paradigm, about the opening of Mexico’s oil and gas industry and what effects it will have on both the country’s seismic scene. Please explain…

Offshore Mexico: the Subsea perspective

Apr 09, 2015

OE’s Audrey Leon spoke with Francisco Nunez, regional sales manager, Latin America, at OneSubsea, about the opening of Mexico’s oil and gas industry and what effects it will have on both OneSubsea and the industry at large. Please explain…

What lies beneath

Apr 09, 2015

Most of the Mexican side of the Gulf of Mexico remains unexplored. Dan McConnell explores the geotechnical knowns and unknowns in the basin. Acquiring geotechnical data for platform foundation design in Mexico’s Bay of Campeche…

Mexico on the global stage

Apr 09, 2015

Rystad Energy’s Senior Analyst Bielenis Villanueva Triana ranks Mexico’s exploration competitiveness as compared to other global prospective areas. Fig. 1: Mexico’s petroleum provinces which have proven hydrocarbon potential…

Reform lifts Mexico’s energy prospects

Apr 09, 2015

Eckhard Hinrichsen analyses the race for oil and gas reserves as the market liberalizes. The Mexican energy industry is at last open to foreign companies. Investment opportunities abound as the important first licensing rounds loom. The…

Imaging a new Mexico offshore

Apr 09, 2015

In 4Q 2014, Aberdeen-based Return To Scene, a subsidiary of SeaEnergy, completed project delivery of its first contract with Pemex. Capturing the Ku-S platform. Photo from Return2Scene.    The…

The Mexican offshore contract market

Apr 09, 2015

While the countdown to Round One has dominated activities in the Mexican offshore sector over the past 12 months, there have still been other notable contracts awarded. Pemex’s Ku-S platform in the Bay of Campeche…

On your marks, get set, wait…

Apr 09, 2015

As Mexico’s energy industry slowly opens up to outside investment, the country’s industry is assured to look very different in the future from today. GlobalData’s Adrian Lara and Will Scargill examine the details. Pemex has had a monopoly…

Insights into the Mexican energy reform decrees

Apr 09, 2015

ABS’ Henrique Paula provides insight into the secondary laws – CNH, CRE, and ASEA – being used to implement Mexico’s energy reforms. The ABS-classed Centenario semisub drilling unit, built in 2010…

Mexican exploration and production contracts

Apr 09, 2015

Dallas Parker and Gabriel Salinas, of law firm Mayer Brown, explain the main points of Mexico’s new exploration and production contracts, as well as the Hydrocarbons law and Hydrocarbons Revenues Law that became effective August 2014. Pemex’s…

Mexico’s new era

Apr 09, 2015

David Shields provides a glance at Mexico’s energy reform and Round One. Pemex’s Ku-S platform at the Ku Maloob Zaap oil field in the Bay of Campeche. Image from Return To Scene.   Round One…

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