MOSCOW, February 5. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian oil company Gazprom Neft is keen to expand its asset portfolio with oil production in Mexico, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board Vadim Yakovlev told a news briefing on Wednesday.
“We are interested in both inland and offshore projects,” he said, adding the company would act as an independent investor in the former and work in partnership in offshore projects.
LUKOIL is another Russian company that expressed interest in Mexico and signed a cooperation agreement with the Mexican state-owned petroleum and petrochemical company Pemex in January 2014. LUKOIL’s President Vagit Alekperov later said the company was going to enter Mexico’s offshore projects in the Gulf of Mexico.