Mexico’s gas industry faces crucial test – Cota

Marco Cota, former director general for hydrocarbon exploration and extraction at Mexico’s Ministry of Energy, tells Interfax Natural Gas Daily about the country’s plans for gas-focused exploration Marco Cota, former director general for hydrocarbon exploration and extraction at Mexico’s Ministry of Energy, tells Interfax Natural Gas Daily about the country’s plans for gas-focused exploration.
By Chris Noon 2 February 2017 0 23807
A Pemex rig off the Mexican coast. The country is offering offshore acreage in its upcoming licensing round. (Pemex)

Interfax Natural Gas Daily spoke to former Mexican government official Marco Cota recently about the prospects for gas-focused exploration in the country.

Cota served as the director general for hydrocarbon exploration and extraction at Mexico’s Ministry of Energy until December 2016 and now works as a consultant to the industry.

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