The Mexican Environmental Law Center (Cemda) has demanded that Federal Government declare Los Tuxtlas reef system as a Protected Natural Area (ANP), according to a report in Sin embargo. Oil activities and fishing could affect the ecosystem. The Cemda says that this ecosystem has an environmental, cultural and economic relevance for Mexico. Authorities must protect it as soon as possible, Cemda declared.
In response to US President Trump’s policies against Mexico, the National Action Party (PAN) submitted a proposal to the Mexican government to suspend agreements on cross-border oil fields with the US.
Pemex announced it would be responsible in case fuel theft takes place in its transportation infrastructure. However, according to the CRE, if the NOC proves it did everything to prevent it from happening, companies would not be compensated.
One of Energy Reform goals was to attract investment to improve the sector’s infrastructure in Mexico. The Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) announced that gas pipeline investments have advanced satisfactorily.
A popular press article highlighted the environmental benefits and economic opportunities of biodiesel, claiming it could offset Mexico’s fuel deficit. The article revealed that the Mexican Petroleum Institute was helping to develop the still nascent industry.