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AMLO’s confusing statements

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) said that his government was able to stabilize Pemex, yet said fuel that prices will only drop once the NOC is in a ‘good place’.

 

Thursday, June 13th, 2019
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Mexico’s oil hedge, at risk?

Mexico usually buys US$1B worth of financial positions to protect its oil revenues from price fluctuation. The operation has been slowing down this year.

 

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Discussion about new refinery continues

Discussion about new refinery continues

The government of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) continues to insist on the construction of a new refinery in Dos Bocas. Rocio Nahle, Secretary of Energy (Sener) and the private sector talked about this issue.

Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Zepeda’s plan for Pemex

Juan Carlos Zepeda, President of the National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH), suggested that Pemex to create a new subsidiary, following the Chinese model, to leverage the results of round zero.

Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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“Pemex lacks structure against corruption”: Arzate

In her most recent Op-Ed for Forbes, Esther Arzate spoke about how the detention of former CEO, Emilio Lozoya, explains irregularities within Pemex.

Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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CNH on Pemex’s plans

CNH on Pemex’s plans

The National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) spoke about Pemex’s plans to develop the 20 fields considered key to achieving the production goals of the Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) government. The conclusions are not very encouraging.

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
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Banxico comments

The government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has shown his optimism about Pemex’s future, thanks to the assistance announced in recent months. However, experts and entities do not share his optimism. The Bank of Mexico (Banxico) spoke about the NOC’s situation and its effects on the Mexican economy.

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
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Expert opinion on AMLO’s plans

Expert opinion on AMLO’s plans

Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), President of Mexico, has announced several measures to solve the Pemex crisis, but many of these have generated some concerns among experts in the sector. Gabriela Soni, Investment Manager of UBS Asesores, spoke about Pemex, the government aid effects and the new refinery project.

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
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“Pemex needs an immediate intervention”: Romo

Head of the presidential Office, Alfonso Romo, spoke about the NOC’s situation and the efforts by the administration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) to ‘rescue’ the firm.

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
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Gas injection to replace fracking?

The government of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) wants to significantly increase the production of oil and gas in Mexico. However, the president has rejected fracking and authorities are analyzing other possibilities.

Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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