Allegedly as a result of trade Union pressure, Pemex does not allow companies to use their own tanker trucks to transport fuel, but there must be an official complaint for the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) to take action on the matter. These and other news in our periodic Union Summary.
The tender of 84,500 hectares in the north and center of Chiapas triggered a new indigenous resistance movement in the state.
Mexico is one of the countries with the largest presence of indigenous communities and they are expressing their opposition to the exploration and production of hydrocarbons in their areas of influence.
Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) legislator, Óscar Román, submitted a proposal to the Senate asking for Pemex to prioritize the hiring of local companies in projects that will be developed in Tabasco, Campeche and Veracruz.
The Secretariat of Energy (SENER) is having problems approving the start of energy projects. The deadlines for making prior public consultations arenot beingmet. Companies are ready to work; the problem is gettinglicenses.