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Fracking projects generate concerns

The Mexican government wants to promote the development of unconventional projects in the country, since the potential of these resources is enormous. However, these techniques have a bad reputation and there are growing concerns and controversies about their possible application in Mexico.

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Sener talks to communities

The Energy Secretariat (Sener) will meet with indigenous communities. The results of the negotiations would define key projects of Round 2.2.

Monday, February 5th, 2018

January leaves a bittersweet feeling for Pemex’s CSR projects

Pemex announced successful projects in Tamaulipas and Baja California, but protests in Ciudad Madero and Campeche can get out of control if the NOC does not negotiate with the locals. These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Pemex reduces budget for pensioners

The Union of Oil Workers and Professionals asked Pemex CEO, Carlos Triviño, to clarify the reasons for lowering pensioners’ Christmas bonuses, as well as for information on the legal basis for doing so. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
Indigenous group stops pipeline project

Indigenous group stops pipeline project

Mexico is promoting the development of several oil and gas projects around the country thanks to Energy Reform. However, problems are beginning to emerge with communities as a result of territorial disputes.

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Pemex facilities are contaminated

Some Pemex’s installations were analyzed with modern technology. Results were negative for the environment and for human health.

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Communities block Pemex facilities

Social protests continue to grow in the country and generate more problems for Pemex. Inhabitants of the regions argue that the NOC is breaching signed agreements.

Monday, December 4th, 2017

ASF asks Pemex to investigate Romero Deschamps

The Superior Audit of the Federation (ASF) reported that former Pemex director, Emilio Lozoya, and senator and leader of the Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union (STPRM), Carlos Romero Deschamps, made flights in a Pemex helicopter that were not justified. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Blockades at Pemex’s facilities

Communities in Ciudad Madero and Tabasco spoke about their bittersweet relationship with Pemex, and the governor of Campeche announced important investments for the state.These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.


Monday, November 20th, 2017

Conacyt supports research projects in Veracruz

The National Council of Science and Technology (Conacyt) could support research and development projects for the Cosamaloapan well in Veracruz.

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017