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AMLO promises union contract review; ENI Exploratory well; Saline Cruz Sabotage — HCM for 2021 06 09

AMLO says once an election in the Pemex workers’ union occurs there will be a review of its collective contract; ENI will invest nearly US$ 30M into an offshore exploratory well; AMLO says the Salina Cruz refinery has been a target of sabotage.

Tuesday, June 8th, 2021

Sener complies, promises fight; NOC doing its best; IT security risks – HCM for 2021 05 13

Sener says it will comply with a judicial order to suspend parts of AMLO’s hydrocarbons law, but plans to fight it, an analysis suggests Pemex’s business plan is a major limiting factor and outdated IT is a risk for Pemex.

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021

Unpaid bills, Three blocks, Pemex Wants You! – HCM for 2021 04 21

The NOC still not paying its bills; Pemex investing US$437M for three blocks; and Pemex looking for retired military personnel

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

AMLO’s fantasy, Nice Pemex, Inside job – HCM for 2021 03 15

Gas self-sufficiency is AMLO’s fantasy; Pemex is nice to do business with. Really. ; and An inside job.

Friday, March 12th, 2021

PC-Carigali and Shell, Renewables sector sues, Scam at the pump – HCM for 2021 03 11

CNH approves PC-Carigali (Petronas) and Shell plans; Electrical industry going to court over the ‘Counter-Reformation’; and A new way to cheat Mexican drivers at the pump

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

No cuts, Propane theft, Drone patrol – HCM for 2021 03 04

Pemex sees no need to cut production; Propane theft better? Worse? Or better but still bad? Or…; and Mexican Army tries drones to protect pipelines

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

Slim invests downstream, Goodbye Paris, and Refining declines – HCM for 2021 01 13

Carlos Slim ups family investment in downstream; Mexico holds steady on Paris commitments to save Pemex; Pemex encasing oil pipelines in Hidalgo to help avoid theft; and On track for worst refining year in three decades

Friday, January 29th, 2021

December starts with a negative report on labor-related issues

Samuel García, Senator of the Movimiento Ciudadano political party, denounced Rafael Ortuño, leader of the Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union’s (STPRM) 49th Section. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.


Monday, November 30th, 2020

Amexgas on propane theft

The Mexican Association of Liquefied Gas Distributors (Amexgas) explained why propane theft has left more losses for Mexico than the drop in demand due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

“We stopped a ship with more than 60mboe”: AMLO

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) spoke about his security strategies to fight oil theft.


Wednesday, November 4th, 2020