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.
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.
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.
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.
The Mexican Alliance Against Fracking denounced that for decades, the NOC has drilled wells using fracking, without any regulation to avoid possible environmental and health damages.
Detractors of Energy Reform said that new companies in the sector will hire only foreign personnel, affecting local workforce. However, the Mexican government has laws to encourage the hiring of inhabitants of producing regions.
Mexican oil regions suffered the effects of the oil crisis, but Energy Reform created a good environment to reactivate sector activities and attract large investments. The State of Tabasco is one of the beneficiaries of this new business environment.