Slated for completion by 2022, the refinery is expected to process up to 340,000 barrels per day of heavy crude oil. Read more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas coastal refineries operated by Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Chevron Corp were monitoring a developing weather disturbance in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico that may produce heavy wind and rain later this week. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

The new administration led by President Lopez Obrador is giving Pemex a boost in its upstream and downstream sectors but the strategy would deliver mainly short term results. Read more



Anton Ivanov

Mexico invited a host of international firms, including three U.S. companies, to bid on the construction of an $8 billion oil refinery Read more


Mexico’s new government knew a pipeline was leaking but did not act for hours before a blast killed at least 85 people, a minister said on Sunday, increasing scrutiny of a push to stop fuel theft seen as the president’s first crackdown on crime. Read more

Emergency Response


Anton Ivanov

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday called for an improvement in Mexican state oil company Pemex’s financial position before it invests in building new refineries. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Refining company Phillips 66 was awarded a tender to supply Mexico’s Pemex with at least four 350,000-barrel cargoes of U.S. Bakken crude for November delivery. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing



Pemex's Salina Cruz refinery shut down due to a power outage and was scheduled to restart operations a day later. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE: MDR) announced today a sizeable* contract award by PEMEX Exploración y Producción for subsea pipeline flowline installation in support of its Ayatsil field. Read more


For decades, many Latin America’s oil-producing nations have often shunned investment from foreign firms, instead keeping their vast reserves under the tight control of governments and state-run oil companies. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

As part of a series of ongoing energy reforms, Mexico’s National Center for Natural Gas Control (CENAGAS) recently conducted the first open season to auction capacity rights on the country’s natural gas pipeline grid. Read more


Mexico's state oil company Pemex plans to ramp up crude processing to 920,000-960,000 barrels per day (bpd) by the end of the year. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

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