Fuel theft is one of the biggest problems in the Mexican gasoline market and it is affecting its liberalization process. Jorge Aguilar Chedraui, President of the Government Board and Political Coordination in Congress, talked about this topic.
Carlos Slim and Alberto Bailléres’ companies will participate in the upcoming Rounds 2.2 and 2.3.
The past tender was a success for Mexico and authorities are expecting positive results from the agreements signed. Pemex won two blocks and it hopes that these projects will help to recover deteriorating results.
After it was known that Guanajuato was the state with the most clandestine taps, followed by Puebla, Pemex said that it will start to mark the products it distributes throughout Mexico’s service stations in an attempt to control oil theft.
The oil sector became one of the main sources of income for the Mexican State, but Pemex problems and the recent oil crisis affected this. Jose Antonio Meade, Secretary of the Finance, talked about this situation.