Facing the imminent development of hydrocarbons in the Gulf of Mexico, studies are underway to create contingency plans in case of oil accidents. A research group at the Institute of Biotechnology at the Autonomous University (UNAM) is performing metagenomics studies, seeking to identify the bacteria that degrade hydrocarbons.
The National Action Party (PAN) has reported in recent days that the outgoing governors in Chihuahua, Quintana Roo and Veracruz are preparing “impunity packages” to avoid investigations by new governments.
Pemex under José Antonio González Anaya seeks to continue opening to the world and, for the first time in the state-oil company’s history, is looking to join forces with foreign partners to explore oil both deep water fields and onshore.
According to the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness (IMCO), some state legislatures are more expensive than parliaments in developing countries, such as France, Japan, among others.