The Zoque indigenous group spoke on the fact that the Energy Secretariat (Sener) requested contractual areas 10 and 11 to be excluded from the Round 2.2.
The controversial Mexican Republic of Oil Workers Union(STPRM) made headlines again. This time, the union refused to make public its contracts and agreements with Pemex, and it became known that its president Carlos Romero Deschamps receives MXN$16.8M from Pemex every month. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.
The Mexican government granted several blocks in Round Zero to Pemex to guarantee that the company continued to be the main player in the oil sector after Energy Reform. The company also acquired goals for these blocks but the firm has failed to meet most of them.
Latin American countries aim to boost their oil industry, and they are making changes to achieve it. Many heavy weights have shown their interest in the region. Competition is increasing, governments are planning their strategies and companies are analyzing the most attractive alternatives.