Eni´s Miamte FPSO starts production in Mexico

Mexico City (Mexico), February 24th, 2022 – Eni announces that Miamte Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) started hydrocarbon production at the Miztón field, within the Development Project in Area 1 in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 10 kilometres offshore Tabasco coast.  The FPSO will allow to increase the country´s production with an economical benefit for Mexico.

Upon its arrival in Mexico in January 2022, Miamte FPSO has been connected to its Mooring System and went through pre-commissioning and integrated commissioning activities. Following the first hydrocarbon introduction into the FPSO and two more platforms start-up in Amoca and Tecoalli fields, production will ramp up till the full field development will be completed by 2024. 

The FPSO has an oil treatment capacity of 90 kbopd and gas treatment capacity of 75MMscfd.

The vessel has been built following the most stringent specification and the most advanced techniques for ensuring the safety of the operations for the people and the environment; the construction has involved 5 yards in 3 different countries including Mexico, maximizing the involvement of local suppliers.

Early production from Miztón field started in June 2019, after only 3.5 years from the award of the Contractual Area 1, and 7 months from the Final Investment Decision (FID).

Eni's achievements in Mexico are the results of the Company’s commitment to comply with project schedule and contractual obligations, as well as on the continued support from the Mexican Government in providing the necessary permitting approval.

Mexico is a key country in Eni’s organic growth strategy. The company has been present in the country since 2006 and has established in 2015 its subsidiary Eni Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V. Eni currently holds interests in eight exploration and production blocks (six as an Operator), all located in the Sureste Basin in the Gulf of Mexico.

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