The case of contractor Oceanografía has been years in the making; although most of what is being reported now concerns its most recent actions, general knowledge of its practices stretch back to the administration of President Vicente Fox. Although Oceanografía is now literally scrambling in its attempt to run from the [...]Continue Reading →
For further reading on the subject of yesterday’s post, you can check out this article on Romero Deschamps’ reaction to his exclusion from the Pemex Board of Directors in El Occidental, or this comparison between “La Quina” and Deschamps put together by ADN Político.
Energy reform has passed in the Mexican [...]Continue Reading →
Over a week ago, the state of Michoacán was subjected to several attacks on Pemex and CFE installations; a total of 24 gas stations and electrical installations in towns like Uruapan, Zamora and Apatzingán were targeted with Molotov cocktails and gunfire. No one was hurt, but 420,00 energy consumers were affected; the attacks [...]Continue Reading →
It has been over six months since the basement of Pemex Tower B2 was torn apart by a ball of fire that ended the life of thirty-seven people and injured over a hundred and twenty. What was once surrounded by mystery and speculation (the basement housed a part of Pemex’s archives) has now [...]Continue Reading →
The combination of low gas prices and a growing economy has boosted natural gas demand in Mexico, but in spite of the state’s best efforts to quench the nation’s ever growing thirst for energy through a mixture of LNG and natural gas imports, there is an urgent need for development and extension of pipeline networks. [...]Continue Reading →
One of the biggest conundrums that the Mexican oil industry poses for the expert analysts that follow it closely is the obligation that Pemex has to operate by itself. This has always presented an added challenge to all of the already existing technical and red tape obstacles that the company has to overcome on a [...]Continue Reading →