Pemex Launches Tender for Revamp of Satellite Platforms

Mexican state oil company Pemex's E&P division (PEP) has launched a tender for revamping and complementary works at its offshore satellite platforms and processing centers in the Gulf of Mexico and Ciudad del Carmen.

Pemex has scheduled a site visit for September 19 as well as meetings to address project questions on September 20 and October 16, according to federal procurement website Compranet.

Bidding rules are available through October 16. Pemex will receive bids October 22.

The winning bidder must provide a semi-submersible platform to carry out the works.

Pemex has allotted 694mn pesos (US$62.7mn) and US$51.7mn for the current budgetary year, according to bidding rules.

Works are scheduled to begin on January 7, 2008, and run two years.

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