«Rosneft» and LUKOIL made to the oil tender in Mexico

© RIA Novosti / Press-service of JSC «NK Rosneft»to fotobabble company Rosneft. Archival photo«Rosneft» and LUKOIL made to the oil tender in Mexico© RIA Novosti / Press-service of JSC «NK Rosneft»to the photobank

«Daughter» of two Russian companies: «Rosneft» and LUKOIL – approved to participate in the oil tender in Mexico, it is told in received RIA Novosti news Agency the message of the national Commission on hydrocarbons of the Latin American countries.

Company LLC RN-Shelf South and LUKOIL International Upstream Holding have been pre-qualified to participate in the first tender of the second round sale of the rights to develop 15 oil blocks in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico, located in petroleum provinces Tampico-Misantla, Veracruz and within cuencas del-Sureste.

«The next step will be submission of the price proposals, which will be announced in the tender,» — said RIA Novosti source familiar with the procedure of the tender. He has to pass on June 19.

In total, the tender will involve 26 companies from 15 countries and 20 go to the competition individually, the rest in the form of consortia. Among them are such well-known global players of the oil market, as Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ENI, Pemex, Repsol, Shell, Total.

Assessment the Mexican side, put out to tender units have a pre-assessment of prospective reserves of almost 1.6 billion barrels of oil equivalent.

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