The agency has announced that Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) will take control of the Deer Park refinery in Texas, effective Jan. 20. Reuters.
According to sources surveyed by the media, the payment and transfer of assets are expected to take place next Thursday so that the process will pass to the Mexican oil company.
Similarly, it revealed that the workforce at Deer Park will be maintained in order to ensure stability, and what will change is the contract that will move from Shell to Pemex.
Another source cited Reuters It was announced that Pemex’s director, Octavio Romero, would travel to Texas to finalize the purchase agreement.
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It was in December 2021 when the US government allowed Pemex to compare oil company Shell’s Deer Park refinery.
The total value of the purchase amounted to $596 million, which is equivalent to 50 percent of the debt incurred by the refinery, the resources of which will come from the National Infrastructure Fund of the Ministry of Finance.
The production capacity of Deer Park is 340,000 barrels of oil, 131 thousand barrels of gasoline and 89,000 barrels of diesel per day.