Member access

4-Traders Homepage  >  Shares  >  Mercato Continuo Espanol  >  Repsol SA    REP   ES0173516115

REPSOL SA (REP)

122
Real-time Quote. Real-time Tradegate - 09/17 05:30:38 am
18.868 EUR   +0.58%
09/04DJStatoil Acquires Share in Offshore Colombia Licences
08/27DJArgentina's Low Foreign Reserves Hit Peso
08/27 TSX steady as resources slip, National Bank gains
SummaryQuotesChart AnalysisNewsAnalysisCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisions 

Mexico's Pemex To Evaluate Collaboration With Cuban State Oil Co

04/12/2012 | 02:51pm US/Eastern
Recommend:
0
   By Anthony Harrup 
   Of  
 

Mexican President Felipe Calderon said Thursday that Mexico and Cuba have agreed to evaluate the possibility of Mexican state oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, participating in oil exploration projects in Cuba.

Calderon said in a message via his Twitter account that the two governments signed a non-binding letter of intention to evaluate the possibility. The letter was signed by Pemex's exploration and production unit, and Cuban state oil company Cupet.

The Energy Ministry said in a release that a workshop will be held in the near future in the Cuban capital Havana where Pemex will have the chance to analyze options for collaboration with its Cuban counterpart, either in projects currently being developed or in new areas of opportunity.

Mexican Energy Minister Jordy Herrera and Cuban Minister for Basic Industry Tomas Benitez also signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in a number of areas, including technology, training, research projects and strategic planning in oil, electricity, energy efficiency and renewables.

Calderon and other Mexican government officials are visiting Cuba and Haiti before traveling to Cartagena, Colombia, for this weekend's Summit of the Americas.

The presidential press office said the state visit to Cuba, at the invitation of Cuban President Raul Castro, sought to bolster relations between the two countries, increasing cooperation in trade and investment, energy, health, education and sport.

Pemex, which is among the world's largest oil companies, producing over 2.5 million barrels a day of crude oil, has limited experience abroad. Mexico nationalized its oil industry in 1938, and state-owned Pemex is the only producer of oil and gas in the country. The firm contracts out exploration and production work to private oil service companies, but keeps all rights to any oil or gas produced.

No private or foreign investment is allowed in Pemex under current law, although Pemex has about a 9.5% stake in Spanish oil company Repsol YPF SA (REPYY, REP.MC), and a joint-venture refinery with Royal Dutch Shell (RDSA, RSDA.LN, RDSB, RDSB.LN) in Deer Park, Texas.

In 2008, Pemex officials said they had turned down an offer by Brazilian state oil company Petrobras (PBR, PETR3.BR, PETR4.BR) to join it in a deep-water project on the U.S. side of the Gulf of Mexico, because of Mexico's restrictive energy laws. Pemex is exploring its own deep waters of the Gulf, but so far has no deep-water production.

-By Anthony Harrup, Dow Jones Newswires; 5255 5980-5176; anthony.harrup@dowjones.com

Recommend :
0
React to this article
Latest news on REPSOL SA
09/04DJStatoil Acquires Share in Offshore Colombia Licences
08/27DJArgentina's Low Foreign Reserves Hit Peso
08/27 TSX steady as resources slip, National Bank gains
08/27DJArgentina's Low Foreign Reserves Hit Peso
08/27DJRebels in Syria Capture Border Crossing With Israel
08/26 REPSOL : talks to buy Talisman assets stall: WSJ
08/18 Europe's dividend outlook robust despite tepid economy
08/15 Holders of Argentina eurobonds plan to appeal U.S. court ruling
08/01DJREPSOL : Risks Remain to Libya's Oil Supply
08/01DJREPSOL : Risks Remain to Libya's Oil Supply Despite Reopening of Ports, Fields
Advertisement
Chart
Duration : Period :
Repsol SA Technical Analysis Chart | REP | ES0173516115 | 4-Traders
Income Statement Evolution
Repsol SA : Income Statement Evolution
More Financials
Dynamic quotes  
ON
| OFF