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Experts say that rules for fracking are ‘illegal’

Experts consider the draft guidelines for the extraction of unconventional resources through fracking are illegal.

Monday, July 31st, 2017
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Bacteria that degrades oil could mitigate oil spills

Mexican experts announced studies and recommendations to help mitigate climate change and the side effects of oil activities. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.

Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Initiatives to generate cleaner energies

The Institute of Engineering of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) works to extract hydrogen and methane from grapes must, and with this generate cleaner energies.

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Protests against Pemex and fracking

Communities in Puebla and Veracruz have protested against Pemex and the use of fracking in their territories because according to them, the NOC would have promised infrastructure projects since 2014, which have not been executed.

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Mexico should increase the use of clean energies

According to a study by The Carbon Majors (CDP,) 100 companies have produced more than 70% of the global greenhouse gas emissions since 1988; Pemex is one of them. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco summary.

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Fundar warns about environmental and social damage in Puebla

Aroa de la Fuente López, researcher at the Fundar Research and Analysis Center said that the blocks granted by the Government to develop oil activities in Mexico will have impacts on the environment and communities of Northern Puebla.

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Mexico to increase ethanol in fuel mix

The Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) announced the modifications to the fuel mix.

Friday, June 30th, 2017
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Pemex poor safety record puts offshore risks in the spotlight

Authorities showed their concern because as a result of lack of safety measures, accidents in oil plants have increased.

 

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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First biorefinery in Mexico

The Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) announced that the country’s first biorefinery is ready to start operations. This plant will help boost different sectors and create cooperation between academia, society and investors.

Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Round 2.4 will include unconventional blocks

Round 2.4 will include unconventional blocks

Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, Energy Secretary, participated in the 2017 Mexican Petroleum Congress in Puebla. He referred to Mexican shale potential and the government’s plans to leverage this.

Friday, June 9th, 2017
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