Pemex has released a far greater amount of gas from its operations into the atmosphere in 2021 than last year; the CRE has issued a hydrocarbons permit for the first time since May; Pemex has lost 40% of its branded service stations since the end of 2016.
Russia’s Lukoil started drilling of an exploration well in Block 12; A court has granted an injunction to allow a private company to continue to import fuels; Pemex’s covid cases continue to grow.
In order for Pemex to meet its annual goals it needs to nearly double average daily production from its 20 newest fields; the CNH approves two new wells in Tabasco and Tamaulipas; Pemex opens two tender offers for work associated with offshore areas.
Environmental critics put a lens on the financial institutions backing the NOC’s carbon intensive activities; AMLO’s need for Pemex to operate Zama is at the expense of Mexico; Even with agreements and payments Pemex still owes a significant sum to its suppliers.
The Mexican Association of Hydrocarbons Companies (Amexhi) highlights the role of private firms and rounds; Pemex has a significant amount of debt that is set to mature this year; Cofece will investigate alleged propane monopolies in Baja California.
Pemex received approval to start drilling its Sikte-1EXP well; Mexican authorities say 80% of LNG distributors respected AMLO’s recently installed price cap on the fuel; Pemex has suffered three fires in just one week