Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Mexico's Oil


North America to Drown in Oil as Mexico Ends Monopoly

Photographer: Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg
The Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) La Muralla IV deep sea crude oil platform in the waters... Read More
The flood of North American crude oil is set to become a deluge as Mexico dismantles a 75-year-old barrier to foreign investment in its oil fields.
Plagued by almost a decade of slumping output that has degraded Mexico’s take from a $100-a-barrel oil market, President Enrique Pena Nieto is seeking an end to the state monopoly over one of the biggest crude resources in the Western Hemisphere. The doubling in Mexican oil output that Citigroup Inc. said may result from inviting international explorers to drill would be equivalent to adding another Nigeria to world supply, or about 2.5 million barrels a day. 
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