Mayer Brown represented Petronas’ Mexico affiliate, PC Carigali Mexico Operations, S.A. de C.V., a Mexican oil and gas exploration and production company, in connection with the acquisition of a 30-percent participating interest in oil and gas Block 4 Cinturón Plegado Perdido, offshore México, from China National Offshore Oil Corporation.

This is Petronas’ 10th block in the country. Mayer Brown has actively represented Petronas in all of the transactions.

The Mayer Brown team was led by Corporate & Securities partner Francisco Méndez in the firm’s Mexico City and Houston offices, with assistance from Banking & Finance counsel Betyna Almeida-Covarrubias in Mexico City.