A Pacific Coast energy complex that addresses a critical gap
in the Permian Basin infrastructure for oil & gas transportation
and Asia-Pacific’s growing energy demand.

Setién is a firm envisioning and implementing innovative supply, logistics and infrastructure solutions in the Hydrocarbon Value Chain.

Urgency for
a better supply chain

Growing demand
in Asia for US Energy

In 2017 China, Japan, India and South Korea imported 211.8 MMTA of LNG and 331 KBPD of Crude Oil, an increase of 10% and 807% YOY respectively (source: GIIGNL and EIA).

Booming North American Energy Production

EIA’s report suggests that U.S. crude oil production could exceed 10MMBPD this year, positioning it to become world’s largest oil producer.

at Permian Basin

Producers in the Permian are suffering as result of their land locked location and a saturated North American market.

The Panama Canal
will be at capacity

Under ideal conditions the Panama Canal could handle 31.4 MMTA of Asia-bound USGC LNG Vs. 64 MMTA of LNG plants under construction plus another 54 MMTA of approved plants. (source: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission).

Costly Logistics

USGC-Qingdao ocean freight via Panama Canal is $1.59/MMBTU and via Cape of Good Hope is $1.89/MMBTU.


We have established EnBelt, an energy complex to supply crude/condensate and natural gas to the Asian market from the Permian basin, USA by pipeline through Mazatlan, West Coast Mexico.
Setién | EnBelt will enhance logistics and maximize economies of scale  in the America-Asia energy trade, answering the challenges faced today by each region.

Setién | EnBelt Pipelines

EnBelt Energy Complex

Gas Processing
& Fractionation

Saturated gas will be turned into methane, ethane, propane and butane. LPG export capacity of 300KBPD.


Two 48” x 1,100 KM pipelines from Pecos, TX to Mazatlan, MX, one for saturated gas and the other for crude oil & gas condensate.

Port Facilities

Jetties, buoy systems and berths will enable dedicated operations for VLCC, VLGC and LNG Carriers.

Storage Terminal

12 MMBbls capacity for the storage of crude and petroleum products with export capacity of 2MMBPD.


5 liquefaction trains of 3 MMTA, for a total export capacity of 15 MMTA.

Setién | EnBelt Vs. USGC

Distance from point of origin to nearest competing USGC port:

Shipping distance advantage


Via Panama Canal

42 days - 10,400 NM


Via Cape of Good Hope

79 days - 15,642 NM


Mazatlán - qingdao

34 days - 6,800 NM

Executive Summary.
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Get in touch with us. We look forward to hearing from you and tinkering with the future of world trade together.

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