Pemex reported the number of clandestine taps in its pipelines during April and the cumulative figure during this year. This problem is breaching all records, affecting Pemex finances and operations.
Most of the news coverage has been on pipeline theft –partially because they have a tendency to blow up if this is done badly – but truck hijacking and even theft from trains are also increasing rapidly.
Pemex CEO, Carlos Alberto Treviño, says that despite the company’s efforts to combat fuel theft, the justice system fails to process those captured and the Mexican propane association says losses have reached 15%. These stories and others in our periodic Security summary.
Police raid a Pemex refinery looking for evidence of collaboration and a journalist puts a stopwatch on an oil theft. These and other stories in our periodic security summary.
Pemex and local authorities gave an update on the states where oil theft has increased the most during this year. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.
Some sources say that authorities have been to able to gradually control oil theft, but others say the opposite. Who is right? The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.
Ricardo Anaya, Presidential candidate for the ‘México al Frente’ coalition (literally: Mexico to the Front), assured that he will fight oil theft at its roots, that is, from inside Pemex. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.
Pemex published its most recent security report; CEO Carlos Treviño spoke about the lack of regulation in the fuel market and the overwhelming figures of oil theft in 2018. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.