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  1. News - World - MEXICO

    Reforms set to bring foreign oil firms back to Mexico

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mexico City Reforms set to bring foreign oil firms back to Mexico Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has proposed sweeping reforms of the country's oil sector that would allow foreign energy firms back into the industry 75 years after being thrown out. Pena Nieto on Monday proposed a constitutional reform that would allow state oil monopoly ...

  2. 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 puncture Pemex pipelines to sell the fuel on the black market. In December 2010, an oil pipeline exploded after it was tapped by thieves in the central town of San Martin Texmelucan, leaving 29 ...

  3. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico blast a blow to Pemex’s improving safety

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

    ... contractors is an easy out for any company,” Baker said, noting that such accusations frequently mark disasters like the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Pemex had been reducing ... Associated Press in Mexico City An enormous blast that killed 30 workers at a pipeline facility in northern Mexico was a big setback for the state-owned oil company, which up to this year ...

  4. News - World - MEXICO

    29 dead, 46 injured in Mexico pipeline fire

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

    ... Associated Press in Reynosa The death toll in a pipeline fire at a distribution plant near the US border has risen to 29, Mexico’s state-owned oil company said on Wednesday. At least 46 ... 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 ...

  5. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico finds stolen radioactive material outside box

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

    ... to open at 8am on Tuesday. Mexico’s drug cartels have diversified their illegal activities in recent years, stealing oil and minerals, but officials have not said who the cobalt-60 thieves might ...

  6. News - World - MEXICO

    Dozens die as storms hit Mexico

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... battered Mexico's northern Gulf coast, shutting some of the country's oil operations, while the remnants of Tropical Storm Manuel lashed the Pacific coast, inundating the popular tourist ... flooded streets in dinghies, pedal boats and on jet skis. State oil monopoly Pemex said it had evacuated three oil platforms and halted drilling at some wells on land. Acapulco Mayor Luis Walton ...

  7. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexican President Pena Nieto unveils radical tax reforms

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... The New York Times in Mexico City Pena Nieto announces aim to close loopholes and lessen dependency on state oil revenue Mexican president plans tax reforms Pressing ahead with plans ... any other country at its level of development. With so little tax revenue, the government has financed itself by squeezing money from Pemex, the state-owned oil monopoly, to pay for 30 to 40 ...

  8. News - World - MEXICO

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

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

    ... have set the tone for any future protests of Pena Nieto's proposals for a steep tax hike and profits-sharing contracts for private companies in the state-owned oil industry. Both the tax and oil proposals have drawn howls of opposition. Friday's raid by thousands of police against the teachers was a dramatic reassertion of state authority after weeks of near-constant ...

  9. 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 ... workers died in a gas leak on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico. ...

  10. News - World - MEXICO

    At least 26 killed in Mexico gas plant fire

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

    ... tried to steal diesel from it. No injuries were reported in either incident. The previous worst incident took place in December 2010, when an oil pipeline exploded after it was punctured by thieves in the central town of San Martin Texmelucan, leaving 29 dead, injuring more than 50 and destroying 32 homes. In October 2007, 21 Pemex workers died during a gas leak on an oil platform ...




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