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ASEA wants to be more autonomous

The Energy and Environmental Security Agency (ASEA) wants to have greater autonomy in its decisions and resources.

Monday, February 27th, 2017
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Oil states committed to Energy Reform

Mexican oil-producing states have been affected by low oil price. The Energy Reform brings huge investments that can help reactive their economies.

Monday, February 27th, 2017
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SNTEPE wants to remove Deschamps from the union

The National Union of Workers of Productive State Companies (SNTEPE) considers that the Mexican hydrocarbons sector needs a new unionism.

Monday, February 27th, 2017
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France and Mexico collaborate on energy-sector training

The Ministry of Energy (Sener) and the National Council of Science and Technology (Conacyt) launched a strategic program that aims to train human resources personnel, highlighting a human capital drilling and well-control certification process.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Oil revenues to offset lower IEPS gain on fuel

Ministry of Finance and industry experts anticipated that lower revenues from the Special Tax on Products and Services (IEPS) on fuel will be offset by the oil industry’s surplus that would be obtained during 2017.

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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OECD recommends ‘single window’ approach

OECD recommends ‘single window’ approach

The process of opening up the Mexican hydrocarbons sector is under way. The industry has many shortcomings and lacks experience after decades of monopoly. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) made some recommendations to Mexican hydrocarbons entities

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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CNH rejects Renaissance Oil’s complaint

The National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) denied Canada’s Renaissance Oil ‘force majeure’ request for the Pontón field on the grounds of environmental damage. The agency said the company lacked a base-line study that proved the damage was caused by Pemex.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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API wants to help SMEs

The American Petroleum Institute (API) expects to triple the number of certified Mexican suppliers, which would expand the industry’s value chain for big oil companies.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Two onshore blocks in negotiations with indigenous communities

Two onshore blocks in negotiations with indigenous communities

Mexican authorities are working to hold several oil bids this year. The country wants to avoid any problem with indigenous communities and to achieve this authorities are negotiating with them. A report in El Financiero said that the government is discussing with the indigenous community Zoque about the bidding of two onshore blocks in Chiapas. The blocks are number 10 and 11 of Round 2.2. Twelve exploratory wells are planned in these areas.

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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There will be abrupt changes, says Peña Nieto

Fuel market liberalization has generated much debate, controversy and uncertainty in Mexico. Voters disagree (sometimes violently) with high fuel prices. Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico, spoke on the subject.

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
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