Cogeneracion Salina Cruz power station

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Cogeneración Salina Cruz power station is an announced 812-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico.[1]

Location

The map below shows the approximate location of the power station at the Antonio Dovalí Jaime refinery in Salina Cruz, the state of Oaxaca, Mexico.

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Background

In 2015, Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) selected Enel and Abengoa to build a 517-MW cogeneration plant in Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico for the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE).[2] The plant would be built at the Antonio Dovalí Jaime refinery and provide power to the refinery.[3] "Preliminary engineering work" began in February 2016.[4]

In March 2016, Abengoa dissolved the partnership with Enel.[5]

In 2018, Pemex liquidated its subsidiary Pemex Cogeneration and Services, which was dedicated to generating and commercializing electrical and thermal energy.[6]

In 2019, Mexico's Ministry of Energy said that CFE planned to build an 800-MW plant at the refinery that would power more than just the refinery.[1] In 2021 and 2022, the Salina Cruz co-generation plant continued to be mentioned as an active project, though the exact capacity and start-up date remained uncertain.[7][8]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Comisión Federal de Electricidad EPE; Petróleos Mexicanos
  • Parent company: Comisión Federal de Electricidad EPE; Petróleos Mexicanos[1][9]
  • Location: Salina Cruz, the state of Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Coordinates: 16.21534, -95.17916 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (announced): 812 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 812 MW (to start 2025)[1]

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "VII. PROGRAMA INDICATIVO PARA LA INSTALACIÓN Y RETIRO DE CENTRALES ELÉCTRICAS (p 45)" (PDF). Gobierno de Mexico. Retrieved August 24, 2020.
  2. Grupo Enel tendrá planta de cogeneración de electricidad en Oaxaca, 20 MINUTOS EDITORA, S.L., May 12, 2015
  3. New cogeneration plant to power Pemex refinery, Processing, May 18, 2015
  4. Work begins on Mexican gas-fired cogen project, Power Engineering International, Feb 15, 2016
  5. Abengoa deja colgada a Pemex y CFE, Oil & Gas Magazine, S.L., Mar 29, 2016
  6. Israel López Linares, Pemex liquida a su subsidiaria Cogeneración y Servicios, Forbes Mexico, Jul 27, 2018
  7. "Proposición con Punto de Acuerdo por el que la Comisión Permanente del H. Congreso de la Unión, solicita al Titular de la Comisión Federal de Electricidad un Informe Detallado y Pormenorizado de los Antecedentes, Detalles del Proyecto, así como los Avances de la Ampliación del Gasoducto que Va del Municipio de Jáltipan en el Estado de Veracruz al Municipio de Salina Cruz en el Estado de Oaxaca" (PDF). Senado de la República. July 6, 2022.
  8. "Informe Anual (p 52)" (PDF). CFE. April 2021.
  9. "Mexicanas CFE y Pemex planean instalar 6 centrales para generar 4.392MW de energía". AméricaEconomía. December 31, 2019.