Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Friday, July 2, 2021
Mexico’s Pemex Battles Crazy Fire Near Offshore Oil Platform in Gulf of Mexico
An update from Pemex said the fire was extinguished at about 10:45 a.m. By Amy Stillman (Bloomberg) — A fire has broken out near Pemex’s Ku Maloob Zaap offshore platform complex...
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Covid-Stricken Pemex Is No Longer Testing All Platform Workers
By Amy Stillman (Bloomberg) –Petroleos Mexicanos, which has one of the world’s highest employee death tolls from Covid-19, is no longer distributing rapid tests for the virus to workers before...
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
COVID-19 Is Killing Oil Workers at an Unparalleled Pace in Mexico
By Amy Stillman (Bloomberg) — Of all the companies around the world affected by Covid-19, none has disclosed a worse death toll than Pemex, Mexico’s state-owned oil producer. Petroleos Mexicanos,...
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
PEMEX Suspends Supplier Contracts, Triggering Job Losses
By Amy Stillman and Peter Millard (Bloomberg) –Mexico’s state oil giant is suspending contracts with service providers and suppliers, triggering thousands of job losses, people with direct knowledge of the...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Pemex Criticized Over Virus Handling as Offshore Worker Death Toll Soars
By Amy Stillman (Bloomberg) –When 62-year-old Tomas Morales registered a fever of 101.3 Fahrenheit on April 14, the doctor told him to self-isolate. But there was a problem: Morales was...
Monday, September 30, 2019
Pemex Seeks Control of U.S. Firm’s Billion-Barrel Find in Gulf of Mexico
By David Alire Garcia MEXICO CITY, Sept 30 (Reuters) – When U.S. oil firm Talos Energy found nearly a billion barrels off Mexico’s southern Gulf coast two years ago, it...
Thursday, June 28, 2018
As Mexico’s Oil Sector Sputters, Crime and Violence Rattle Industry Towns
By Gabriel Stargardter PARAISO, Mexico, June 28 (Reuters) – Until recently, Edgar Barrera enjoyed a life many Mexicans could only hope for. In a few short years, the 36-year-old bookkeeper rose...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
PHOTOS: Largest Wreck Removal of 2016 Completed in Gulf of Mexico
A little more than a year after salvors from Titan and Svitzer joined forces, the combined company Ardent says it has completely the salvage industries’ largest wreck removal of 2016...
Monday, September 26, 2016
Watch: Fire Fighting Crews Battle PEMEX Tanker Blaze in Gulf of Mexico
Some amazing video has surfaced showing yesterday’s fire fighting effort to extinguish a massive fire aboard a laden PEMEX oil tanker in the Gulf of Mexico. The fire broke out...
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Massive Fire Engulfs Pemex Oil Tanker in Gulf of Mexico -PHOTOS
MEXICO CITY, Sept 24 (Reuters) – A fire broke out on an oil tanker of Mexican state oil company Pemex in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, forcing all the...
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Deepwater Mexico: Exxon, Chevron & Hess Bid To Drill Oil
by Adam Williams (Bloomberg) Exxon Mobil Corp., Chevron Corp. and Hess Corp. have agreed to bid together for rights to drill for crude in Mexico’s deepwater oil areas, according to a person with...
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Major Blast at PEMEX Facility in Mexico: At Least Three Dead, Dozens Injured
MEXICO CITY, April 20 (Reuters) – An explosion rocked a major petrochemical facility of Mexican national oil company Pemex in the Gulf state of Veracruz on Wednesday, killing at least...
Monday, March 7, 2016
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Pemex Halts Deepwater Projects With Budget Cuts to Stem Losses
By Adam Williams (Bloomberg) — Mexico’s state-owned oil company is taking deepwater development off its plate for now. Driven to rip $5.5 billion out of its budget this year to...
Friday, January 8, 2016
Mexican Oil Fields Lure Next Generation of Wildcatters
By Adam Williams (Bloomberg) — While more than 180,000 onshore wells are producing oil in Texas, only 8,250 have been drilled by Petroleos Mexicanos across the border in Mexico. Welcome...
Monday, June 22, 2015
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Accident Aboard Pemex Jack-Up Kills Two, Injures 10
Mexican oil company Pemex said an accident on Tuesday has left an offshore maintenance rig in the southern Bay of Campeche listing, killing two workers, but has not affected crude production.
Thursday, April 2, 2015
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