The Energy Secretariat (Sener) revealed that there are Pemex gas stations that sell fuel but do not get it from Pemex, meaning that they buy it from the so-called ‘huachicoleros’ (people dedicated to oil theft). The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security summary.
The consortium of Talos Energy, Premier Oil and Sierra Oil & Gas made a huge crude discovery in the Zama field, and this aroused Mexican authorities’ interest. The consortium might have to share some of this discovery with Pemex, but it could bring some challenges.
Renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are moving forward and countries are putting their proposals on the table. The United States made a proposal for Mexico’s alliances in the energy sector.
The Tax Administration Service (SAT) warned about improper tax practices being usedby companies in Mexico.
Shell (LON: RDSB)and IEnova spoke about their most recent moves in the Mexican downstream market, while Pemex announced that operations were restarted at its Salina Cruz refinery. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Infrastructure summary.