The workshop offered the ASEA officials the opportunity to learn more about offshore geophysical activities and meet members from multiple member companies.
What is ASEA?
The Agency’s functions influence the design, regulation and surveillance of:
Industrial and operational safety.
Facilities’ dismantling and abandonment activities
Integral control of waste and pollutant emissions.
ASEA cares for all the hydrocarbon’s sector activities:
Oil and gas: Surveying and surface exploration, as well as the exploration and extraction of hydrocarbons, its treatment, refining, allocation, commercialization, transportation and storage.
Natural gas: Processing, compaction, liquefaction, and decompression of natural gas, and its regasification, transportation, storage, distribution, and retailing to the public.
LP gas: Transportation, storage, distribution and retailing to the public.
Petroleum products and petrochemicals: Transportation, storage, distribution, and retailing to the public, as well as transportation through pipelines and the storage, linked to petrochemical pipelines, product of the natural gas processing and to the petroleum refining.
ASEA’s attributions on industrial safety:
The adoption and compliance of national and international technical standards.
The prevention and containment of spills and leaks.
Contingent financial coverage to tackle damages, with the previous input of the Secretariat of Energy (SENER) and the Secretariat of Finance (SHCP).
The facilities’ physical and operational integrity.
Risks analysis and contingency and emergency care plans, as well as their compliance.
ASEA’s environmental attributions:
Protection, conservation, and restoration of ecosystems and natural resources.
Waste characterization and management.
Pollutant emissions control.
Technical elements for the country’s environmental and energy policies .
Approval of Environmental Impact and Risk Assessments of the hydrocarbons sector.
Authorizations of Forest Land Use Permit Modification
Read more about ASEA here.