Pemex records more milestones with Cantarell megaproject in 2001

What has been described as the world's largest oil field development project currently under way marked further progress in 2001.Dubbed Proyecto Cantarell, the multibillion-dollar megaproject involves reservoir repressurization, redevelopment, and facilities refurbishment at the massive Cantarell fields complex in the Bay of Campeche off Mexico.It is designed to boost oil production at Mexico's biggest producing complex to 2.2 million b/d this year from 1 million b/d in 1995 and sustain it near that level for 4 years. Included are upgrades to 39 platforms and installation of 26 new platforms, expansion of gas lift capability and introduction of nitrogen injection, and modernizatio...

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