Saturday, September 4, 2021
offshore spar

Pemex Can’t Afford to Develop the Oil Field It Fought to Control

By Amy Stillman (Bloomberg)–Petroleos Mexicanos fought tooth and nail to wrest control of the country’s biggest private oil find from the companies that discovered it. Now it has found itself without...

September 4, 2021
Total Views: 1557

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Pemex CEO Says Gas Leak is Likely Cause of Deadly Platform Fire

MEXICO CITY, Aug 25 (Reuters) – A deadly weekend fire at on offshore platform in the southern Gulf of Mexico operated by Mexican state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) could have been...

August 25, 2021
Total Views: 1148

Monday, August 23, 2021

PEMEX Platform Fire Hammers Mexico’s Oil Production

MEXICO CITY, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Five workers were killed and six injured in Sunday’s fire on an offshore platform in the southern Gulf of Mexico operated by Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) that...

August 23, 2021
Total Views: 1880


Fire on PEMEX Oil Platform Kills One, Five Missing

A fire on a Pemex oil platform in the southern Gulf of Mexico killed one and five others are missing. Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) reports that the fire occurred Sunday on...

August 23, 2021
Total Views: 2465

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Maritime News

Mexico Dispatches Sealift Tanker To Cuba

By Adriana Barrera (Reuters) – A diesel cargo sent by Mexico’s state-run Pemex is due to arrive in Cuba’s Havana port on Monday, according to Refinitiv Eikon data and sources,...

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 2644

Friday, July 2, 2021
pemex fire

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...

July 2, 2021
Total Views: 25145

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Offshore Oil Platform

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...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 185

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Offshore Oil Platform

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,...

July 15, 2020
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
offshore supply vessel
Maritime News

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...

June 10, 2020
Total Views: 37

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Offshore Oil Rig At Night
Maritime News

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...

May 26, 2020
Total Views: 71

Monday, September 30, 2019
offshore oil rig
Maritime News

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...

September 30, 2019
Total Views: 8

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...

June 28, 2018
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Offshore Oil Rig At Night

Pemex Invites Partners Offshore

  by Marianna Parraga (Reuters) – Mexico’s state-run Pemex [PEMX.UL] might bring partners into two heavy crude oilfields in the Gulf’s shallow waters, the company’s chief said on Tuesday, move...

March 6, 2018
Total Views: 15

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...

December 7, 2016
Total Views: 281

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...

September 26, 2016
Total Views: 188

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...

September 25, 2016
Total Views: 47

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...

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 8

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...

April 20, 2016
Total Views: 18

Monday, March 7, 2016

Prosafe to Lay-Up More Accommodation Rigs

Semi-submersible accommodation vessel owner Prosafe is laying up two more rigs due to cuts by Mexican oil company Pemex, meaning that all five of Prosafe’s rigs working off Mexico will...

March 7, 2016
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Maritime News

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...

March 1, 2016
Total Views: 18