Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) expressed his rejection of Pemex’s decision to import light crude, when he was a presidential candidate. However, AMLO began its term as president in December 2018, and the NOC continued to import oil.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) began his term as president of Mexico in December 2018, and some of his decisions have affected the development of several energy projects in different regions of the country. Local authorities spoke about this situation.
The refining sector is facing a difficult situation due to Pemex’s operational and financial problems. The NOC reported its fuel production metrics for December 2018, with negative results. Imports continue to win market share.