Pemex’s industrial processes have a cogeneration potential in the region of 4 GW. Today, in line with the strategy established by its General Management, it is developing around 4.5 GW of this potential via a range of large-scale CHP projects it has been awarded during 2014. Pemex has also developed the first CHP plant to be accredited as efficient cogeneration at Nuevo Pemex Tabasco, with a 340 MW capacity and which started operating in 2013. This plant is being extended by Abengoa to supply Pemex with steam and will generate an additional 240 MW for the market.
The following are among the projects currently being developed by Pemex is Cogeneración Cactus:
Article published in: FuturENERGY November-December 2014