The transport of refined-products in the Gulf of Mexico is going through several problems. Low prices, Pemex’s crisis and lack of ships, among other issues are threatening the performance of this industry.
The Mexican government created Energy Reform with the goal of boosting investment and recovering the energy sector’s poor performance. Hopes are placed on offshore projects in deepwaters of the Gulf of Mexico.
The National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) tendered 29 blocks last Wednesday in the Round 2.4. The results of this auction surpassed the government’s expectations, managing to award several blocks. Major industry players participated actively in this round.