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Nearly 2,000 axed at Pemex under AMLO austerity plan

For Pemex, Mexico's oil company, the year began 1,952 workers laid off, mostly middle management.

Dangers of tapping fuel lines were demonstrated in Yucatan

Two of seven alleged fuel thieves were killed in July 2018 when they accidentally blew up a pipeline they were attempting to tap.

Oil rigs sabotaged at sea, says Lopez Obrador

Lopez Obrador said there had been “acts of sabotage at crude oil drilling platforms,” without providing further details.

Fuel thieves hit critical pipeline again

Commuters line up to fill their fuel tanks at a gas station, some of which are limiting how much each...

Fuel crisis likely to delay deliveries headed to Yucatan

While drivers in Yucatan may not be starved for gasoline, the fuel crisis could affect southeast Mexico in other ways.

Fuel thefts reach a critical point across western Mexico

Motorists lined up for a fourth straight day at gas stations in western Mexico Tuesday.

10 Yucatán gas stations shut down for faulty pumps

A gas-pump verification program run by the Federal Consumer Protection Agency (Profeco) ended with 27 pumps at 10 service stations being shut down for failing calibration tests.

Premium gas reaches 20 pesos in 5 states

The increase in the price "is not the fault of the gasolineros" but because of fuel's import cost.

OxxoGas and other service-station brands entering Yucatán

We're about to see more non-Pemex brands pumping gas: OxxoGas, British Petroleum's Petro-7 and GasMark, said the Energy Regulatory Commission. 

First gas stations under Gulf brand open Thursday in Mérida

The international fuel brand Gulf will open its first two service stations in the capital of Yucatán.

Bike sales increase as gas prices continue upward climb

After spending more than 400 pesos on gasoline a week, a young man has been commuting to work by bicycle — and he's not alone.

Gas prices still rise as consumers wait for reforms’ benefits

Gas prices continue to rise, but by 2019, market forces will benefit consumers, said a business chamber leader.

New gas stations with familiar names to appear in Yucatán

Real competition between gas stations begins on the Peninsula in 2018 when established brands begin to appear here. 

Victory at Arrecife Alacranes: Reef excluded from oil auction

Much to the relief of environmentalists and fishermen, a bid that had opened the possibility of oil exploration off Progreso has been modified to exclude the Yucatán Platform.

Gas prices, already rising, surge under the Harvey effect

Drivers woke up Tuesday to higher prices at the pump, an increase that was predicted when Hurricane Harvey inhibited Gulf oil production. 

Harvey has 2nd chance to hit Mexico — in the wallet

Hurricane Harvey is battering Texas much worse than it did Mexico, but that doesn't mean the nation to the south won't be bruised.

Gas prices lowest since that big price hike in January

Drivers started out Wednesday with the lowest prices in fuel since prices spiked back in January.

PRD vows court fight to prevent Yucatán oil drilling

One of Mexico's major political parties is fighting a move to auction off a piece of Yucatán's Gulf for oil exploration.

For Pemex rival La Gas, expansion is in motion

La Gas, which started providing Pemex's first taste of competition last year, is expanding rapidly and has ambitious goals.

Potential oil and gas deposits put Yucatán oil platform on auction...

One month after the president issued a decree that was supposed to protect Los Alacranes from oil exploration, the nearby Yucatán Platform is suddenly in play.

Gas stations to diversify, include shops and laundries

By the end of the year, some of the 246 gas stations across the state will be transformed into something even more useful.

Oil exploration banned off Yucatán coast, Los Alacranes reef

President Enrique Peña Nieto has issued decrees prohibiting oil exploration less than 180 kilometers off the coast of Yucatán.

Yucatán’s gas prices are the lowest in Mexico

Even with gas prices way up in Mexico, drivers in Progreso are paying less than anywhere else in the country, and Mérida's pumps are priced well below average as well.

Reports: Gas prices to be frozen for now

For the second time this year, the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit will postpone a hike in gas prices.