Ecopetrol (NYSE: EC) won two blocks in the Round 2.1 and the company has high expectations for these projects. The firm has presence in the US side of the Gulf of Mexico, andthe goal is increase its presence in the gulf, but this time on the Mexican side.
The country has six refineries but half are not operating and others have many operational difficulties, causing supply problems for refined products. Sergio Alcalde Delgado, President of the College of Mechanical Engineers and Electricians of the State of Jalisco (CIMEJ) talked about this topic.
The head of Energy Secretariat (Sener,) Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, gave his opinion on Round 2 results and the benefits it will bring to Mexico.