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Deutsche Edroel acquires Mexico's Sierra Oil & Gas
[ 2018-12-05 - 13:53:40 ]
Mexico (Notimex) - German firm Deutsche Erdoel has signed a deal to acquire Mexico's Sierra Oil & Gas, which has six exploration and evaluation blocks in the country.
The blocks include part of Block 7, which includes a significant part of Zama, one of the largest shallow-water discoveries in the past 20 years.
"The deal highlights our confidence...
Fullgas aims to expand across Mexico
[ 2018-11-16 - 15:11:59 ]
Mexico (Notimex) – Mexican firm Fullgas is seeking to open 20 new service stations in 2019, as well licence its brand to at least 70 gasoline station operators.
The company already operates 107 stations, of which 20 are under its brand, said Fullgas CEO, Sebastian Figueroa.
“It’s going well, we’re going at a national level, we are already...
Researchers in Yucatán develop hybrid solar-powered all-terrain vehicle
[ 2018-10-17 - 15:25:21 ]
Mérida (Notimex) – A group of researchers from the Yucatán Scientific Research Institute has developed a hybrid solar-powered all-terrain vehicle.
The aim is to create efficient and environmentally friendly transport solutions.
The main goal of the vehicle is to offer a transport option for rural communities, and even cities, to cut down the environmental...
Mexico, UK and France promote talent development in energy sector
[ 2018-10-05 - 15:47:49 ]
Mexico (Notimex) – Mexico, the UK and France are working together to promote talent development in the hydrocarbons industry.
The project, with investments worth some $1.5 billion, is part of a strategy to strengthen training in human resources, technology development and innovation, said Mexican Energy Minister Pedro Joaquín Coldwell.
Enel begins construction of $115-million wind farm
[ 2018-09-21 - 14:46:12 ]
Mexico (Notimex) – Enel Green Power Mexico, a unit of Italy’s Enel, has begun building a $115-million wind farm in the northern state of Coahuila.
The project, called Amistad II, will have a capacity of 100 megawatts, and was awarded during Mexico’s third long-term bid.
The project is expected to begin operations in the first half of 2020, and...
Siemens promotes energy efficiency in Mexican industry
[ 2018-08-31 - 15:08:08 ]
Mexico (Notimex) – Mexico’s industry requires about 30 percent of the country’s total electricity generation and causes 34 percent of the country’s greenhouse emissions, but these figures can be lowered with highly efficient energy solutions, said German firm Siemens.
“One of the biggest challenges for industry is energy efficiency. Automatization...
Mexico among top 10 most attractive for renewable energy
[ 2018-08-27 - 13:56:52 ]
Mexico - Mexico is among the top 10 countries in the world for renewable energy investments, according to industry rankings that say the energy reform has placed the country in the investors' eye.
Mexico's goal is to produce 35 percent of its energy through clean sources by 2024, up from the current 20 percent.
But as clean energy production grows,...
Pemex begins rolling out newly designed stations
[ 2018-08-03 - 15:18:03 ]
Mexico (Notimex) – Mexican state oil firm Pemex has inaugurated the first of its redesigned filling stations in the state of Mexico.
The new stations are part of the company’s business plan and aim to introduce a new concept to the market and maintain leadership in the domestic market, said Pemex Industrial Transformation director, Carlos Murrieta.
Topolobampo gas pipeline begins operations
[ 2018-07-20 - 14:38:04 ]
Mexico (Notimex) – TransCanada has begun operations in its Topolobampo gas pipeline in northern Mexico.
The pipeline has a capacity to transport 670 million cubic feet of natural gas to the states of Sinaloa and Chihuahua.
The investment for the project reached $1.2 billion, the company said.
The project included the construction of some 560 kilometers...
Pemex sells PMV stake to Mexichem
[ 2018-07-06 - 14:43:22 ]
Mexico (Notimex) – Mexican state-owned oil firm Pemex has sold its 44 percent stake in Petroquímica Mexicana de Vinilo, PMV, to Mexichem for $3.4 billion pesos.
“Pemex is moving forward with the 2017-2021 Business Plan and consolidating its finances, as well as improving competitiveness in strategic areas with more productivity in the new global...