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75 years ago, when President Cardenas announced his intentions regarding oil expropriation, a big nationalist wave overcame the Mexican population; earning him and his government strong support. On March 18, 1938, the oil expropriation was decreed; the government seized the resources from 17 foreign companies. With this, a process of capacitation and training of technicians […]

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The history of the Mexican oil and gas industry is long and winding, but there are several key events that have served to shape the sector as it stands today. The first small quantities of Mexican oil were refined into kerosene near Tampico in 1876, and commercial production began at the turn of the twentieth […]

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