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  1. News - World - MEXICO

    At least 26 killed in Mexico gas plant fire

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 09:50am by Agence France-Presse in Reynosa

    ... Agence France-Presse in Reynosa A huge blaze erupted at a Mexican gas plant near the US border on Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and injuring others in the worst accident in two years ... by the fire and specialists are reviewing the damage, according to Pemex. The damaged plant receives gas from the Burgos basin and distributes the product to Pemex’s gas and petrochemicals unit. ...

  2. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican riot police use water cannons and tear gas against striking teachers

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Water cannons and tear gas used against protesters seeking to block reform efforts Riot police crack down on striking teachers Mexican riot police have cracked down on the strongest challenge yet to President Enrique Pena Nieto's reform programme, sweeping thousands of striking teachers out of Mexico City's main square with tear gas ...

  3. News - World - MEXICO

    29 dead, 46 injured in Mexico pipeline fire

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 09:52am by Associated Press in Reynosa

    ... of emergency teams prevented a “real catastrophe,” by controlling the fire before it reached the huge tanks of a neighbouring gas processing plant. The enormous fire on Tuesday hit a distribution centre near the border with Texas that handles natural gas coming in from wells and sends it to a processing plant next door. “The timely response by oil workers, firefighters and the Mexican ...

  4. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico finds stolen radioactive material outside box

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 03:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Tepojaco

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tepojaco A quantity of radioactive material sufficient to make a 'dirty bomb' that was stolen on its way to a disposal site has been recovered by Mexican authorities Mexican soldiers on Wednesday set up a safety perimeter around a cancer-treating device containing dangerous radioactive material that was stolen along with a truck from a gas station. ...

  5. News - World - MEXICO

    Gas build-up caused Mexico Pemex explosion, not bomb, officials say

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mexico City Deadly blast caused by gas build-up The explosion that killed 37 people at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil firm last week was caused by a gas build-up, officials said, ruling out a bomb attack. The announcement came four days after the blast, a delay that triggered much speculation about the cause of the blast at the complex ...

  6. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico blast a blow to Pemex’s improving safety

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:07pm by Associated Press in Mexico City

    ... employees. The rest worked for a half-dozen private companies doing operational and maintenance work at the station, which is next door to a larger and more flammable natural gas-processing plant ... with Texas. The plant distributes the gas into a processing plant next door that produces fuel for domestic use. Large gaps remain in what is known about the events that led up to the Reynosa ...

  7. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico oil firm blast caused by gas build-up

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 03:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mexico City A gas build-up caused the explosion that rocked the headquarters of Mexico’s state-owned oil firm last week, killing 37 people, officials said ... to flee into the street and injuring more than 120 people. “We were able to determine that the explosion was caused by an accumulation of gas in the basement” of the annex, Attorney General Jesus ...

  8. News - World - MEXICO

    One dead, 40 hurt in Mexican confectionery factory explosion

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 12:20pm by Associated Press in Mexico

    ... to a distributor based in El Paso, Texas, which lies across the border from Ciudad Juarez. Ciudad Juarez is a manufacturing hub and the assembly plants there employ many of its residents.   ...

  9. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican Senate passes junk-food tax

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Mexico City

    ... for “maquiladoras,” or assembly plants that make everything from televisions to auto parts.   ...

  10. News - World - MEXICO

    Reforms set to bring foreign oil firms back to Mexico

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Pemex to partner with private energy companies in oil and gas exploration and production. The joint deals would tap foreign oil company capital and technology to revive oil and gas production, ...




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