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.
Ten top global oil and gas firms that belong to the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI) announced an investment in clean technologies to promote low emissions of polluting gases. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.
October was not a very ‘green’ month for Pemex; it has not been able to complete its contingency plan in Veracruz, and environmental authorities have their eyes on it. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Eco summary.
Strong waves dragged oil from the coast of Centla (Tabasco), which spread along the shore and ‘turned the alarms on’ among fishermen who made the discovery. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.
The government thinks that a lot more can be done when it comes to environmental issues; governmental and nongovernmental entities spoke about the matter. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.
Different AdministrativeCourts accepted four of the petitions made by environmental groups on the maximum limit of ethanol allowed in fuel, which went from 5.8% to 10%.
Jaime Patiño, former president of the Mexican Association of Oil Geologists reported that 10,092 wells (mostly in Puebla) will be developed via fracking as a result of Round 4.3.