THE IMP, FOUNDED ON AUGUST 23, 1965, IS THE INVESTIGATION DEPARTAMENT OF MEXICO DEDICATED TO THE OIL AREA, WHICH THEIR PRINCIPAL OBJECTIVES ARE THE INVESTIGATION AND DEVELOPMENT, THE ENGINEERING, TECHNICAL SERVICES AND THE TRAINING, THE GRANTING OF ACADEMIC DEGREES, THE MARKETING OF THE RESULTS OF THE RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND THE SUBSCRIPTION OF STRATEGIC ALLIANCES.


CURRENTLY, IT PARTICIPATES IN THE OBJECTIVES AND THE GRAND PROJECTS OF THE INDUSTRIAL OIL OFFERING INVESTIGATION, TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT, IMPROVEMENT, TRAINING AND MARKETING SERVICES WITH HIGH-TECH CONTENT THAT WILL ALLOW TO INCREASE EFFICIENCY, PRODUCTIVITY AND GROWTH OF THE OIL AND GAS SECTOR.

THE IMP DEVELOPS ENGINEERING CONCEPTUAL PROCESS DESIGN PROJECTS WHICH INCLUDES SAFETY GUIDELINES, THE INFRASTRUCTURE, IT DEVELOPS THE TECHNICAL AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS TO SELECT THE BEST TECHNOLOGY, PIPELINES FLEXIBILITY ANALYSIS, OPTIMUM PROCESSING STEPS SCHEME, PRELIMINARY EQUIPMENT FEATURES, REQUIRED SYSTEMS AND COST ANALYSIS AND INVESTMENT.


ADDITIONALLY, IT DEVELOPS BASIC ENGINEERING OIL REFINING, PETROCHEMICAL AND GAS PROCESSING; FUEL TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS FOR ONLAND & OFFSHORE FACILITIES; AUXILIARY SERVICES & FLARING SYSTEMS USING THE STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY, GENERATING THE PROCESS INFORMATION REQUIRED TO DEVELOP THE DETAILED ENGINEERING AND/OR THE ACQUISITION OF NEW INFRASTRUCTURE.

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
 

THE IMP HAS THE EXPERIENCE AND THE TECHNOLOGICAL INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE SITE SELECTION, CONSIDERING THE FOLLOWING TOPICS:

 

  • ENVIRONMENTAL

  • APPLICABLE STANDARDS

  • SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

  • SOCIOECONOMIC

BASIC ENGINEERING

FOR THE MAKING OF BASIC ENGINEERING, THE IMP HAS AN ASSAY LABORATORY WHERE THEY DETERMINE THE PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF A PRODUCT TO BE REFINED. IT OWNS A DIVERSITY OF PILOT AND CATALYSTS SCALING PLANTS WHICH, THE MAIN OBJECTIVE IS TO SUPPORT EXPERIMENTALLY THE INVESTIGATION AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AS WELL AS THE TECHNICAL SERVICES RELATED TO OIL & GAS PROCESSING.

IMP - MEXICAN INSTITUTE OF PETROLEUM