Mexico oil regulator oks auction terms for 15 shallow water areas

martes 19 de julio de 2016 11:10 GYT

MEXICO CITY, July 19 (Reuters) - Mexico's oil regulator approved auction terms on Tuesday for 15 shallow water areas in the Southern gulf of Mexico, set to be bid out in March of 2017 as part of a rolling series of auctions following a sweeping energy opening.

The first phase of the round will feature 30-year production sharing contracts, the regulator said, adding that winners would be announced on March 22, 2017.

(Reporting by David Alire Garcia and Adriana Barrera)