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SENER delays energy projects

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.

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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ASEA reveals standards for fracking

ASEA reveals standards for fracking

The environmental regulator entity issued guidelines for the use of fracking technology in Mexico, and promised strict controls to avoid contamination and tremors.

Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Royalties for Tamaulipas fund reduced by 50%

Royalties for the Tamaulipa’s Hydrocarbon Extraction Fund were cut by 50% as a result of lower production in the State.

Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Oil fund lacking resources

After two years of being implemented, the Mexican Oil Fund (FMP), an entity that manages and distributes revenues derived from the oil industry, has not generated long-term financial reserves.

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Possible corruption in Pemex 

Mexican officials have suspended some Pemex officials for potential corruption. The company reported on this issue.

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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IMCO promotes transparency in the mining and oil industries

About 30% of the government’s revenue comes from the oil industry, while 9% comes from the mining sector, reason why the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness (IMCO) said it is necessary to treat the fiscal payments derived from these industries in a transparent way.

Monday, March 13th, 2017
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Cofece asks Pemex to liberalize its ports

The Federal Economic Competition Commission (Cofece) recommendedthat the NOC release some of its ports so that they can made be available to companies that are about to compete in the Mexican market.

Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Someone has to do something about it

Clandestine outlets are one of Pemex’sbiggest challenges since the law that aims to stop fuel theft has not been effective enough, and Pemex authorities do not seem to be helping much. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security Summary.

Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Educational centers invest in energy sector training

Energy Reform promotes the creation of programs which train energy sector’s professionals the petrochemical and human resources areas, among others.

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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Sener presents the five-year plan

Sener presents the five-year plan

The Secretariat of Energy (Sener) presented an update to its five-year E&P plan for 2015-2019. In a press release, the Sener highlighted that it would bring certainty to the national and international industry.

Monday, March 6th, 2017
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