Pemex Suspends Eviction of Workers in Campeche
Due to the behavior shown by the low pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico, whose career was diverted in the last hours, the Technical Analysis Group Emergency Response Plan for Hurricanes (PREH) of Pemex, recommended the suspension of the removal of offshore platforms in Campeche. On platforms remain toiling around 16 thousand workers whose activities are directly related to production. As reported in the morning, as a preventive measure, Petroleos Mexicanos further evictions of maintenance workers, support and ancillary services in the marine area.
Saipem Bags $750m E&C Contracts in Gulf of Mexico
Saipem has been awarded new offshore Engineering & Construction contracts in the Gulf of Mexico, for a total amount of approximately $750 million. Pemex has awarded Saipem an EPCI contract for the development of the Lakach field, located 98 km southeast of Veracruz and 131 km northwest of Coatzacoalcos, at a water depth varying between 850 and 1,200 metres. The scope of work of the contract involves the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of the system connecting the offshore field with the onshore gas conditioning plant.
Subsea 7 Wins GofM Pemex Contract
Subsea 7 S.A. announce a contract award by Pemex to its Mexican joint venture valued at approximately US$90-million. The contract comprises the engineering, fabrication and installation of an 8km pipeline, related risers, two slug catchers (a slug catcher is a storage vessel used to separate oil, water and gases and regulate flow within a pipeline) and two cantilever structures for the Line 67 Project in the Bay of Campeche. This is the second contract awarded to the joint venture.
Offshore Automation Contract for ABB
ABB wins four-year $16 million automation services contract renewal for PEMEX in Mexico. ABB wins an order worth $16 million for the renewal of a lifecycle service contract to maintain and upgrade automation equipment installed on sixteen offshore production platforms in PEMEX’s Cantarell and Ku-Maloob-Zaap Oil Fields. Cantarell and Ku-Maloob-Zaap are the largest and most productive oil fields in Mexico, located in the Bay of Campeche, about 100 kilometers northwest of Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico. Collectively they produce over 1.3 million barrels of crude oil per day.