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Mexican Petroleum Congress (CMP) 2023

Mexican Petroleum Congress (CMP): What is it and what do they do?

The Mexican Petroleum Congress is the main event in the field, which brings together the most prominent players in the Mexican oil industry every year. This year was its seventeenth edition in the City of Campeche, Campeche, Mexico from June 7 – 10, 2023.

What is the Mexican Petroleum Congress?

The Mexican Petroleum Congress (CMP) is the largest oil and gas industry event in Mexico and one of the most important in Latin America. It gathers the main oil corporations from around the world and is the most important congress in the hydrocarbons industry.

The event convenes every year between 7,000 and 10,000 participants, and specialist speakers from all over the world, which allows for a cultural and commercial space for scientific and technological exchange on hydrocarbons.

The congress organizing committee is made up of the five national associations of experts from the oil industry sector, such as the Association of Petroleum Engineers of Mexico, the Mexican Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Mexican Association of Exploration Geophysicists, the College of Petroleum Engineers of Mexico, and the Society of Petroleum Engineers, among others.

What is presented at the Mexican Oil Congress?

The CMP offers an opportunity for scientific and technological exchange to discuss oil exploration and production activities. It provides a space where companies in the industry have the opportunity to showcase the oil and gas market and operations in Mexico, present their viewpoints, and share strategies regarding the current and future state of the oil industry.

The main objective of the Congress is to provide a platform for experts to exchange contributions, knowledge, experiences, and ideas in order to tackle the challenges presented by the exploration and production of hydrocarbons, as well as other issues related to the industry.

The generation and discussion of ideas focused on finding solutions to the challenges faced by the country in terms of hydrocarbon exploration and production, as well as promoting scientific and technological exchange in this field, are undoubtedly the reasons why the CMP is considered the most important event in the oil and gas industry in the country.

What activities does the Mexican Oil Congress undertake?

During the congress, various activities are carried out, including technical conferences featuring a wide range of keynote lectures, oral presentations, poster presentations, and short courses. For this year’s congress, the participation of over two hundred and fifty experts, including geologists and geophysicists, is expected, who will provide invaluable knowledge to benefit the audience.

The presented works will be made available to the attendees, enabling them to apply the findings in their respective work areas to optimize results and contribute value to the industry. These activities serve as a platform to showcase innovations in cutting-edge technology within the oil industry and to exhibit the latest advancements in equipment, machinery, and technology.

Year after year, the CMP brings together the most prominent people in the oil industry, not only business leaders, but also the actors involved with a participatory role, but from the political sector.

Representatives of PEMEX and officials of the Secretariat of Energy (SENER) – the Mexican energy ministry that directs the country’s energy policies whose function is to guarantee the safe supply of energy services with the highest quality, economic, legal, and energy-related standards. environment, are some of the most important players.