Mexico City /
the Mexican institute for petroleum supported the construction of the Dos Bocas refinery, in Paraíso, Tabasco, declaring that "it is technically feasible and necessary for our country "because it will contribute to self-sufficiency in fuels.
The institute indicated that it not only considers this refinery feasible, but also is fully committed to the country "to support the goals of this project".
He specified that it is not his authority to make financial recommendations because it is a technological entity, so he did not validate an analysis in that sense.
He explained that it offers integral technical solutions and related services to meet the needs of the energy sector through infrastructure and highly specialized technical capabilities in projects of great complexity and impact.
The construction of the Dos Bocas refinery is one of the President's proposals Andrés Manuel López Obrador to strengthen oil production and is expected to be ready in three years.
The tender will be launched in March and its construction, according to López Obrador, will cost about 8 billion dollars.
The Minister for Energy, Rocío Nahle, had noted that this refinery oneprocessing capacity of 340 thousand barrels per day to obtain 170 thousand barrels of petrol and 120 thousand diesel of ultra low sulfur daily, in addition to that it will have high energy efficiency technology.