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CNH tops NRGI’s transparency list

The National Institute of Natural Resources and Governance (NRGI) highlighted the National Hydrocarbons Commission’s (CNH) transparency measures, although other Mexican entities fell 11 places in four years in 2017’s NRGI Index of Governance.

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Pemex only responded to 30 out of 210 requests from INAI

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.”

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Staff dedicated to R&D decreases 60%

Staff dedicated to R&D decreases 60%

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.

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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States receive fewer resources for oil funds

The states that were affected the most by budget cuts in the industry were San Luis Potosí, Chiapas, Hidalgo, Durango and Nuevo León.

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Mexico will soon be a major oil producer again: says Peña

Mexico will soon be a major oil producer again: says Peña

Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico, spoke about the Mexican oil sector and its prospects for the future. He is optimistic and stressed the importance of Energy Reform to boost the industry.

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Sener would give Pemex additional time

The deadline given to Pemex to develop the fields that the government granted it in 2014 will expire in August. However, the Energy Secretariat (Sener) is considering giving the NOC more time to achieve its commitments.

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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CNH approves force majeure request

CNH approves force majeure request

The National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) received a major request from Canada’s Renaissance Oil Corp.

Monday, July 17th, 2017
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“Pemex knew of the Zama-1 oilfield:” Morena

RocíoNahle, coordinator of the Morena political party in the state of San Lázaro, said that Pemex has always known of the deposits, but it is putting them up for auction just now.

Monday, July 17th, 2017
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SHCP prospects on oil production

SHCP prospects on oil production

José Antonio Meade, Secretary of Finance and Public Credit, spoke about production prospects for this year and their implications for the Mexican economy.

Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Amexhi: Oil industry needs to invest US$25B per year

Amexhi: Oil industry needs to invest US$25B per year

The Federal Government has high expectations for the results of Energy Reform implementation in the country. The oil sector was very important for the State finances, but low oil prices and Pemex problems affected it. The Mexican Association of Hydrocarbons Companies (Amexhi) talked about the sector’s needs.

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
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