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SENER delays energy projects

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.

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Royalties for Tamaulipas fund reduced by 50%

Royalties for the Tamaulipa’s Hydrocarbon Extraction Fund were cut by 50% as a result of lower production in the State.

Monday, March 20th, 2017

This can escalate fast

Massive layoffs, disagreements about Pemex’s new pension scheme and corruption cases inside the NOC are some of the reasons why the STPRM members are upset.

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Authorities will increase training in the sector

The Energy Reform allows the arrival of large companies to Mexico. These types of firms are looking for the most trained people. To help, authorities approved resources to strengthen training in energy issues.

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Pemex seeks to be inclusive

Mexico is making major structural changes; also, it seeks to become an inclusive country. There will be a list of companies, which support the LGBT community and Pemex wants to be part of this list.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Pemex trains its employees

The Oil-Company is working to improve its operations and be more efficient. Pemex began training in the transportation area to reduce the number of accidents and infractions.

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Forum against fracking in Tamaulipas

The controversial hydraulic fracturing method or fracking is being use in Mexico. It already has major opponents. The Central Campesina Cardenista and the National Coordination of the Alliance against Fracking organized the second forum “Not to Fracking” in San Fernando, State of Tamaulipas.

Monday, November 28th, 2016

The AMCF demands to revoke the approval to do fracking in Puebla

The Mexican Alliance against Fracking (AMCF) has required the Secretary of Energy (Sener) to revoke the approval to perform fracking projects in thirteen municipalities of Puebla. Last week the National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) approved to do it.

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Oil crisis increases unemployment

The fall in oil prices has deeply affected the economies, and Mexico has not been the exception. The oil states of Mexico are currently in crisis. They have lost more than 53 thousand formal jobs, during 2016, according to the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS). This figure duplicate the last year data when there were 25,000 layoffs because of low oil prices.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

People are getting tired of “La ordeña”

Last week, in our article Oil theft an old but growing problem, we mentioned the growing problem of illegally draining oil pipelines or “La ordeña” as it is called in Mexico, which is one of the main sources for financing drug cartels.

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016