Elsewhere, Trinidad and Mexico were the principal recipients of the Spanish major's upstream investments in Latin America and the Caribbean in the first half of the year.
Under the agreement's terms, the petcoke producer will use Brazilian Usiminas' maritime terminal in Cubatão to ship about 30,000t/m of its products to the primary aluminum industry.
AMLO's choice for energy minister, Rocío Nahle, said the new administration expected a new refinery in Tabasco state to cost around US$6bn.
Repsol teams up with a local partner to produce and distribute lubricants in Mexico
BNamericas spoke to San Salvador-based consultancy ECO Ingenieros, a pioneer in the region's environmental advisory market, with a client list that includes AES, Duke Energy and Puma Energy.
The proposed Buenaventura LNG facility on the Pacific coast is one five key challenges facing incoming energy minister María Fernanda Suárez, according to Naturgas president Orlando Cabrales.
President-elect Iván Duque has now appointed nine of 16 cabinet members since his runoff victory over Gustavo Petro last month.