Round 2.1 results were very positive for the Mexican government. Expectations were high and participants fulfilled these. The National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) highlighted the number of offers per block in this round.
Neighbors of the Miguel Hidalgo delegation asked Pemex to make a diagnosis of the pipelines in the area, and demanded for the NOC to inform them in case of possible risks.
The government created Energy Reform to boost the sector and help Pemex overcome its financial crisis. There were many critics of this process, but it has generated positive results for the country in a short time. The Mexican Institute of Finance Executives (IMEF) wrote an article about its opinion of the Reform.
As usual, oil theft has Mexican authorities concerned since it has been rapidly escalating in the country; aleak in the Minatitlan/Mexico pipeline system, product of oil theft, even caused a fire in the municipality of Palmar de Bravo. The development of these and other stories in our periodic Security Summary.