The country is relatively calm with respect to social unrest directed against the oil and mining industry, but there are growing problems. Communities and environmentalists are beginning to protest against Pemex and environmental laws.
The Mexican government aims to carry out an auction of unconventional resources (UC) next year, and this has created many discussions in the country. Recent natural disasters increased concerns among environmentalists.
Members of the Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union (STPRM) sent a letter to the president of the union, Carlos Romero Deschamps, where they demanded for him to be transparent about the actual destiny of the money that he will supposedly donate to the victims of the earthquake in Mexico. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.
The General Secretary of the Oil Workers Union of the Republic of Mexico (STPRM), Sergio Lorenzo Quiroz, said that Pemex is not complying with the responsibilities it has with its workers, because it does not provide them basic supplies such as water and fuel. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.
Representatives of the Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union (STPRM) spoke about issues they are currently having with the NOC, like budget cuts and massive layoffs. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.
Pemex’s management highlighted the firm’s efforts to improve the quality of life of communities in Veracruz and students of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). These and other Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) stories in our periodic summary.
The National Institute for Access to Information and Protection of Personal Data (INAI) asked Pemex for information on its subcontracted employees, but the NOC declared most of the required information as “non-existent.”
Mexican authorities are celebrating the excellent results of the past rounds, but it seems that they have neglected an important aspect of the sector, Research and Development (R&D). The number of people working in this area has declined considerably in recent years.