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.
The Clean Air Institute (CAI) organization urged Mexican authorities to strengthen their regulatory framework and establish measures to prevent and control the industry’s gas emissions. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.
Italy’s ENEL Green Power offered the world’s lowest prices to generate clean energies in Mexico, after winning the auction for renewable energies organized by the Energy Secretariat (Sener) and the National Center for Energy Control (Cenace). The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.
Ciudad Madero’s City Council reported that Pemex failed to comply with security regulations for storage and transportation of fuels and hazardous materials, jeopardizing the safety of the municipality’s inhabitants.
Inhabitants of four neighborhoods in Salina Cruz blocked the entrance to the Antonio Dovalí refinery, demanding compensation for damage to their homes, livestock and water sources, caused by the explosion that took place on June 14th. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.
According to a report from the Environmental Safety Agency, from March 2015 to July 2017, 93 events related to oil spills have been reported in at least 23 municipalities of the country. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Eco summary.
Environmentalists said that the process to declare Los Tuxtlas Reef Reserve as a protected area began in 2008,but has not concluded yet because industry interests have ‘influenced’ the process.
The number of wells to search for shale gas in the state went from 7 to 56 in a matter of months; inhabitants of the region are concerned about the consequences this may have on the environment. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.
Pemex has set ambitious goals to face climate change. The company, through its sustainability plan, established goals and strategies to reduce pollution. Jose Antonio González Anaya, CEO of Pemex, spoke on this topic.