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Qatar Petroleum to farm into three Campeche basin blocks in Mexico

Qatar Petroleum has signed three farm-in deals for acquiring nearly 30% of Total’s participating interest in blocks 15, 33, and 34 located in the Campeche basin in Mexican waters.

As per the Qatari national oil company, each of the farm-in deals is subject to customary regulatory and other approvals from the existing partners of the French oil and gas giant and the Mexican government.

The three offshore blocks are located within 30-90 kilometers of the giant Cantarell and KMZ oil fields. The total area covered by the offshore Mexican blocks in the Campeche basin is nearly 2,300 square kilometers, with water depths ranging from nearly 10 meters to 1,100 meters.

Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi – Qatar Minister of State for Energy Affairs and also the President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum said: “We are pleased to sign these agreements, which further expand Qatar Petroleum’s footprint in Mexico, and demonstrate our commitment to achieving our international growth strategy, with Latin America as a core area in our international portfolio.

“We look forward to collaborating further with Total, our other partners in these blocks, and the government of Mexico. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Mexican authorities and our partners for their continued support.”

Qatar Petroleum to farm into three Campeche basin blocks in Mexico

Qatar Petroleum to farm into three Campeche basin blocks in Mexico. Image courtesy of Qatar Petroleum.

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