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Pemex Liable to Pay $16.7 Billion in Debt before End of 2024

By KELIN DILLON According to the new 2023-2027 Business Plan Report presented by Mexico’s state-owned oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Pemex must pay back more than $16.7 billion in debt amortizations before the end of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) six-year term, which is set to end in 2024. The report revealed that Pemex was able to put

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Pemex’s Oil-Refining Operations Lose Millions of Pesos per Hour

By KELIN DILLON As Mexico’s state-owned oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) continues to bet big on its crude oil refining future through its controversial under-construction Dos Bocas refinery and its official acquisition of the Texan Deer Park refinery at the beginning of 2022, Pemex has seemed to have dealt itself a losing hand. According to new data, Pemex’s refining operations

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Pemex Officials under Investigation for Bribery, Embezzlement

By KELIN DILLON On Wednesday, Sept. 28, it came to light that three officials from Mexico’s state-owned oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) were reported to the Secretariat of Public Administration (SFP) and Attorney General of the Republic (FGR) for allegedly accepting bribes in exchange for valuable contracts, favoring certain suppliers over others, and putting the overall quality of Mexican gasoline

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Mexico Continually Fails to Meet Oil Performance Goals

By KELIN DILLON As Mexico continues to put focus on its home-grown oil assets as part of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) initiative for the nation’s energy self-sufficiency, which has included investments such as the costly construction of the Dos Bocas crude oil refinery in Tabasco, Mexico continues to move away from meeting its annual oil production goals —

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The Mexican Treasury’s Capricious Dolling out of Fines

OPINION By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS There is no accounting for how Mexico’s Treasury Secretariat’s (Hacienda) Tax Administration Service (SAT) decides who to prosecute and who to let slide, other than the fact that, like all government offices directly under Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), it takes its orders from the president. On Friday, July 29, the SAT notified the internationally disgraced

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