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Fuel theft keeps growing

Among other issues, AMLO’s government will inherit a critical situation regarding oil theft, which reached historical levels during Peña Nieto’s government. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Number of clandestine taps in July

Number of clandestine taps in July

Pemex reported the number of clandestine taps in its pipelines during July and the cumulative figure during this year. This problem decreased compared to the first months of 2018, but it is still at high levels, affecting Pemex finances and operations.

Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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That might be an issue

AMLO’s refinery plan has been questioned by experts for different technical reasons, but it seems like security might be a problem, too. More in our periodic HCM Security summary.

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018
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“Fuel theft needs to stop inside and outside of Pemex”: AMLO

During his visit to Guanajuato, the president-elect spoke about his oil-theft concerns and sent a clear message to the NOC’s directors. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
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Violence deterring investment

Mexico opened its doors to private investment thanks to Energy Reform and this process has generated high expectations. However, insecurity and violence are a headache for new players in the market.

Monday, October 1st, 2018
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September closes with a negative report on security issues

The Attorney General’s Office (PGR) said that it is currently investigating those involved in oil theft, and that groups related to this crime have already been identified. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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“We all knew fuel theft happened inside Pemex”: Alcántara

Juan Miguel Alcántara, former Executive Secretary of the National Public Security System, blamed Pemex’s former CEO, Emilio Lozoya, for the increase in fuel theft at the NOC. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

Monday, September 17th, 2018
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Pemex steps up its security strategy

The company decided to improve its security scheme, after reporting that oil theft had reached historical levels. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

Thursday, September 6th, 2018
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Pemex spends 406% more to repair clandestine taps

According to data from Mexico’s Superior Audit Office (ASF), the cost of repairing pipelines damaged by fuel theft have skyrocketed to historical levels. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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‘Huachicoleros’ have their own gas station

A photo that went viral in social media shows that ‘huachicoleros’ (people dedicated to oil theft) have their own retail point, where they sell fuel stolen from Pemex. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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