Po1-A compression platform belongs to a petroleum platform complex located in the Pemex Exploracion y Produccion's marine zone in the Gulf of Mexico. It receives the natural gas, that is first separated from oil in the production platforms, via two pipelines called high pressure suction and low pressure suction. The natural gas once on the compression platform is conditioned, compressed and sent to Atasta, an onshore re-compression station. It Also produces sweet gas to supply fuel gas for all the equipment and machines located on the platform complex.
Po1-A compression platform handles 320 MCF (million cubic feet) of natural gas per day and 30 MCF of fuel gas per day. Its operation in the marine zone began in 1988 and it belongs to a high gas producer oil field.