For some experts the Reform´s achievements in such a short time, with an oil crisis in the middle, is positive. But others analysts think the reform did not produce the promised short-term effects.
The speed and rhythm of gasoline market opening depends on the Congress and not of the Federal Competition Commission (Cofede) assured Alejandra Palacios, President of Cofede.
The cumulative number of clandestine oil taps showed an 8.09% fall in January-September compared to the same period last year. It was reported a total of 4,183 attacks at Pemex´s pipelines during the nine months of 2016. While last year, the sum was 4,551 assaults, according to a statement of the oil-company.
The Agency for Safety, Energy and Environment (ASEA) and the Bureau Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) signed a letter of intent to strengthen “cooperation, coordination and information exchange on environmental issues related to hydrocarbon activities offshore in the Gulf of Mexico”, according to a press release.