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  • BHP Billiton and PEMEX sign agreement for deep-water oil discovery in Mexico
    édité le 06/03/2017 - Plus de news de "BHP" - Voir la fiche entreprise de "BHP"


BHP Billiton and PEMEX sign agreement for deep-water oil discovery in Mexico
BHP Billiton has advanced its exploration and production interests in the Gulf of Mexico by executing a contract with PEMEX Exploration & Production Mexico (Pemex) to complete work on the significant Trion discovery in Mexico.

In December 2016, BHP Billiton successfully bid on the resource that, once fully appraised, is expected to be in the top 10 fields discovered in the Gulf of Mexico in the last decade.

The agreement includes a commitment to deliver a Minimum Work Program, which consists of drilling one appraisal well, one exploration well and the acquisition of additional seismic data.

The signing ceremony today was attended by President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, BHP Billiton CEO, Andrew Mackenzie, and Director General Pemex, José Antonio González Anaya, and was held at the Official Residence of the President in Mexico City.

BHP Billiton CEO, Andrew Mackenzie, said the partnership was an historic moment for Mexico and the beginning of a new chapter in business relations between BHP Billiton and Pemex.

“It is an honour to be the first foreign company to partner with the people of Mexico in developing their significant petroleum resources for mutual benefit,” Mr Mackenzie said.

President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto thanked BHP Billiton for believing and trusting in Mexico.

“I want to thank BHP Billiton for being Mexico’s partner in this journey that, I am certain, will yield greater development for our country,” Mr. Peña Nieto added.

Steve Pastor, BHP Billiton President Operations Petroleum, said the Trion agreement was consistent with the Company’s focused approach to conventional oil exploration and development of high quality deepwater oil prospects.

‘‘We have a long history as a top operator in the Gulf of Mexico and we are excited to bring our operational expertise to the partnership with Pemex,” Mr Pastor said.

Speaking on the agreement, PEMEX CEO José Antonio González Anaya said, “This agreement constitutes a parting of the waters in the history of PEMEX. For the first time, an area assigned during the Round Zero auction, will be progressed in partnership with a world leading company.”

Notes

On 5 December 2016, BHP Billiton announced that it submitted the winning bid to acquire a 60 per cent participating interest in and operatorship of blocks AE-0092 and AE-0093 containing the Trion discovery located in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico offshore Mexico. PEMEX Exploration & Production Mexico will retain a 40 per cent interest in the blocks. Pemex estimates the gross recoverable resource to be 485 MMboe.

BHP Billiton’s bid for Trion includes an upfront cash payment of US$62.4 million and a commitment to a Minimum Work Program (estimated at US$320 million).

Should BHP Billiton and Pemex agree to progress the project beyond the Minimum Work Program, BHP Billiton would be required to fulfil the commitment to invest the remainder of the US$570 million Minimum Contribution, which includes the Minimum Work Program spend. BHP Billiton would also carry Pemex for an additional US$561.6 million on future project costs, which is the remainder of the US$624 million cash contribution submitted in the bid (the upfront cash payment of US$62.4 million was paid at closing). Should the project progress to full development and production, both BHP Billiton and Pemex would pay the Mexican Government an additional royalty of 4 per cent on revenues, also committed in the bid.

About BHP Billiton

BHP Billiton Petroleum has exploration, development, production and marketing activities in more than a dozen countries around the globe, with a significant position in the deep water Gulf of Mexico, Onshore US and Australia. Petroleum also operates assets in the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago and Pakistan.

Our oil and gas strategy is to focus on material opportunities, at high working interest with a bias for operatorship. We also hold interests in exploration blocks where we explore for significant upstream opportunities in proven basins and promising prospects around the world using the latest seismic and geophysical technology to locate new resources.

About Pemex

Pemex, Mexico's state oil company, is engaged in the exploration, production, transportation, refining, storage and sale of hydrocarbons and derivatives. Its products include petrochemicals, natural gas, liquid gas, sulphur, gasoline, kerosene and diesel. Pemex operates 344 production fields, 6,382 production wells, 225 off-shore platforms, 6 refineries, 8 petrochemical complexes, 7,896 km of gas pipeline, 4,548 km of oil pipeline, and 19 LPG distribution terminals.


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