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Shale gas exploitation in Mexico: some technical challenges

Miranda Gonzalez, Alfredo and Valera Medina, Agustin 2014. Shale gas exploitation in Mexico: some technical challenges. Presented at: Latin American Congress of Turbomachinery, Queretaro, Mexico, 1-4 September 2014.

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Abstract

The energy reforms which have taken pla ce in December of 2013 in Mexico allow foreign companies for the first time since the nationalization of the oil in 1938 to operate in the exploration and production sta ge of hydrocarbons. This reform will allow them to tap deep water oil and shale gas, bo th of which until the moment have only just been explored b y the national oil company PEMEX . The experiences of shale gas exploitation from other countries have been studied to carry out an analysis of the measures needed in Mexico to develop shale gas in a responsible and environmentally friendly manner. It also sets out the areas which need special attention due to the particular social and legal conditions which are present in Mexico.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Completion
Status: Unpublished
Schools: Engineering
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 06:45
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/64502

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