Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) legislator, Óscar Román, submitted a proposal to the Senate asking for Pemex to prioritize the hiring of local companies in projects that will be developed in Tabasco, Campeche and Veracruz.
Energy Secretariat’s (Sener) official, Aldo Flores, said that Energy Reform has fully entered the accountability phase, almost three years after being enacted.
Mexico is working to improve regulation in the industry. Several proposals have been heard, and from the Senate comes a new one to modify the Hydrocarbons Law.
Seventy-nine years ago, Union leaders fought for Mexico to nationalize its oil resources, but far from being a reason to celebrate, this year Mexicans question Pemex’s financial situation and corruption scandals.
The Secretariat of Energy (SENER) is having problems approving the start of energy projects. The deadlines for making prior public consultations arenot beingmet. Companies are ready to work; the problem is gettinglicenses.