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January 17, 2022

Nuevo Pemex Cogeneration Plant, Mexico

By Carmen

Nuevo Pemex Cogeneration Plant is a 367MW gas fired power project. It is located in Tabasco, Mexico. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2013.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 367 367 Active Tabasco, Mexico Abengoa


The project was developed by Abengoa and is currently owned by PEMEX Gas y Petroquimica Basica with a stake of 100%.

It is a Gas Turbine with Cogen power plant. The fuel is procured from Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex).

The project generated 2,719,000MWh of electricity. The project cost is $640m.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in April 2013.

Power Purchase Agreement

Comision Federal de Electricidad and PEMEX Gas y Petroquimica Basica are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors Involved

Abener Mexico S.A. de CV and Abengoa Mexico were selected to render EPC services for the gas fired power project.

GE Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the Gas fired project. The company provided 2 units of 7F.04 gas turbines.

GE Power supplied electric generator for the project.

Cerrey supplied steam boiler for the project.

About Abengoa

Abengoa SA (Abengoa) is an applied engineering and equipment manufacturer. It employs novel technological solutions for sustainability in infrastructures, energy, and water sectors. The company provides integrated project solutions. Abengoa’s solutions include engineering, and operation and maintenance services for conventional and renewable energy, infrastructure, and water desalination projects. It is also involved in concession type infrastructures and generates revenue from, long term sales agreements, such as take-or-pay contracts or power purchase agreements. The company serves customers in telecommunications, energy, environmental, industrial, transport, water utilities, and services sectors across North America, South America, Europe and other regions. Abengoa is headquartered in Seville, Spain.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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