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Petrolera Mundial chooses Tamaulipas as its base of operations for exploration work in the Gulf of Mexico.

Petroleum company PETRONAS, a Malaysian company, announced the drilling of an exploration well 180 kilometers southeast of Tampico; The project confirms the interest and confidence of world companies to invest in Tamaulipas, thanks to its energy potential.



August 31 of the 2021

Tampico, Tamaulipas.- The Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca held a working meeting with the CEO of PETRONAS, Emry Hishman Yusoff, and executives of the Malaysian state company, dedicated to the sale, transportation and production of crude oil, natural gas and liquefied gas; in which the drilling of an exploratory well 180 kilometers from the Tamaulipas coast was announced, which will detonate the activities of the Port of Tampico, chosen by the company as the base of operations.

García Cabeza de Vaca highlighted the competitive advantages, installed capacity and energy potential of Tamaulipas, in addition to the strategic location of the entity and the security conditions that prevail in the Southern Conurb of Tamaulipas, which facilitate the arrival and expansion of national investments and foreign.

«It is a Malaysian company that is already working here in the Gulf of Mexico and that is taking as a base the Port of Tampico, since they saw the options they had in other Gulf cities and realized that the south of Tamaulipas Not only is it very beautiful, but the security conditions and above all the environment that they were looking for, makes it propitious for them to settle here in the south of Tamaulipas. That shows once again that we have recovered something that cannot be bought with any money in the world, which is confidence in ourselves, among Tamaulipas and investors, "he said.

He added that “more and more transnational companies are turning to Tamaulipas lands thanks to the work that is being done jointly between society and the government to provide better services but above all to open business investment opportunities and jobs for our young people. ».

The Governor Francisco García Cabeza de Vaca recognized the importance of continuing to promote the necessary conditions for this type of investment to reach the entity in order to increase competitiveness in economic development, tourism, job creation and maintain leadership in the energy and commercial sector.

The Bacalar-1 exploratory well is located 180 kilometers southeast of Tampico, whose port will be the operational base of PETRONAS, which will carry out maritime, air and alternative activities, to carry out the transport, loading, unloading and storage of the equipment of drilling.

PETRONAS is a Malaysian state oil company, installed in Mexico since 2015 and is dedicated to the exploration, development, sale, transportation and production of crude oil, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG). The firm has a presence in Africa, Asia Pacific, Central Asia, North America, the Middle East and Latin America.

During the working meeting, Oscar Roldan, Head of Stakeholder Management PETRONAS, Christian Brizner, Head of Exploration, María Antonieta Gómez López, the Energy Commissioner in Tamaulipas, José Carlos Vera Vidal, Commander of the First Naval Zone of the Secretariat of Marina, as well as Miguel Báez Barrera, Director of the Integral Port Administration of Tampico.

Likewise, the Secretary of State for Economic Development, Carlos García González, Oscar Luis Terán Lara, head of COEPRIS, Víctor Hugo Gómez Bermúdez, in charge of the International Maritime Health office, and the mayors of Altamira, Madero and Tampico, Alma were present. Laura Amparán Cruz, Adrián Oseguera Kernion and Jesús Antonio Nader Nasrallah.

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