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New union for Pemex?

A group of workers from the Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union (STPRM) created a new union, protesting against the re-election of Carlos Romero Deschamps as the STPRM’s president. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Sedecop plans to boost local companies

Pemex crisis has affected the Mexican oil regions, but local companies are preparing to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the new exploration and production contracts signed in past oil rounds. The Secretary of Economic and Port Development of Veracruz (Sedecop) is playing a key role in this process.

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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“We received several complaints about the union’s elections”: JFCA

The Federal Board of Conciliation and Arbitration (JFCA) will receive objections against the elections at the Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union (STPRM). These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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Tuxpan-Tula pipeline problems

Mexican authorities have awarded several infrastructure projects in recent years to solve the problem of a lack of infrastructure in the energy sector. The South Texas-Tuxpan pipeline project is positioned as one of the most important projects for the southern region of the country, but social problems are affecting its development.

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Pemex gets closer to communities

Although oil theft has brought nothing but negative consequences for Pemex and communities, it turned into an opportunity for local authorities to get closer to the NOC. These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Workers denounce ‘irregularities’ in STPRM’s elections

Once again, members of the Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union (STPRM) complained about lack of transparency during the union’s most recent elections. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
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Pemex blockaded in Oaxaca

Through a statement, Mexico’s Zapatista Indigenous Agrarian Movement (MAIZ) denounced that social issues in the community of San Juan Jaltepec (Oaxaca) are linked to the development of hydrocarbons industry projects.

Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Indigenous communities on fracking

Mexico is facing a difficult energy situation due to the poor Pemex performance in terms of oil and gas production and reserves. The development of unconventional projects is positioned as one of the main alternatives to solve this crisis, but communities are opposed to this.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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He did it again

Carlos Romero Deschamps, who has headed the Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union (STPRM) since 1993, was reelected after being in power for over 20 years. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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STPRM talks back

Leaders of the Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union (STPRM) responded to accusations about alleged irregularities in their voting system. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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