Pemex's Cantarell megaproject still on track

Petroleos Mexicanos's long-term project to increase crude production at its huge offshore Cantarell complex, via a massive nitrogen injection enhanced recovery project, has come under unusual public scrutiny in recent weeks, following newspaper stories alleging work delays and corruption in the awarding of contracts. Pemex Director Adrian Lajous (center, in white shirt) and other officials recently visited Cantarell platform construction facilities along the Río Tuxpan, near Veracruz, Mexico.Click here to enlarge imageTestimony by Pemex Director Adrian Lajous about the work under way at Cantarell, along with fact-finding trips to the project installations, appear to have convi...

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