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“Romero is the biggest symbol of corruption in the industry”: Senators

There are 11 crimes that the president of the Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union (STPRM), Carlos Romero Deschamps, is being accused of. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.

 

Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Is AMLO’s ‘anti fuel theft strategy’ working?

The NOC’s metrics have experienced a change since president Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) announced his strategy to fight oil theft. Here is why.

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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New tanker trucks, new expenses

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) was questioned about his decision to aquire 671 new tanker trucks as a way to resolve the country’s fuel shortage. Here is why.

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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“’Huachicol’ is our worst enemy”: Onexpo

Gangs dedicated to fuel theft have been extorting fuel entrepreneurs to make them sell ‘huachicol’ (stolen fuel), Mexico’s Fuel Entrepreneurs Organization (Onexpo) said. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

Monday, February 25th, 2019
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Is the government involved?

Workers from the Syndical Innovation union accused the government of working together with Carlos Romero Deschamps to delay investigations against him and ‘his people.’  These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.

 

Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Time is ticking

An investigation by Newsweek Mexico shows that daily operations at Pemex are full of inconsistencies that facilitate oil theft. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Romero Deschamps accused of oil theft

The President of the Mexican Republic Oil Workers Union (STPRM), Carlos Romero Deschamps, was accused of oil theft. These and other stories in our periodic summary of labor-related issues.

 

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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“This might be uncomfortable but has to be done”: AMLO

The president apologized to Mexicans if his new strategy to fight fuel theft has caused discomfort, but assured it is necessary if they want to see oil theft levels go down and eventually disappear. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

 

Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Clandestine taps increased

Clandestine taps increased

Pemex reported the number of clandestine taps in its pipelines during October 2018 and the cumulative figure during last year. As expected, this problem increased compared to previous month.

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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Benefits of the strategy against fuel theft

Benefits of the strategy against fuel theft

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) decided to close Pemex pipelines as a strategy to reduce fuel theft in Mexico. This generated fuel shortages around, but Moody’s Investor Service estimates that the benefits for Pemex could be large in terms of revenues.

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
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