Article archive for Pemex
Gas leak caused Pemex blast
(06 February 2013)
Mexico's Attorney-General said a buildup of gas in the basement of the headquarters of the Mexican national oil company Pemex caused a blast that killed 37 people and wounded dozens on January 31. Jesus Murillo Karam said an investigation by Mexican, Spanish, US and British experts found no evidence of explosives in the blast that collapsed several lower floors of the Petroleos Mexicanos administrative building. read more...
Explosion and fire at Mexico gas facility kills 26
(20 September 2012)
An explosion and fire killed at least 26 people at a Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) natural gas facility in northern Mexico on September 18. Four of those killed yesterday were Pemex staff, and the other 22 were contract workers, the company said. Seven workers were still missing, while 28 people were hospitalised, two in serious condition, Pemex said. read more...
Offshore Partial Stroke Testing
(23 September 2009)
Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) has chosen Dutch industrial safety specialist Netherlocks B.V. to supply its FAITH partial stroke testing systems for three offshore facilities in the Gulf of Mexico. The FAITH tests ESD (emergency shut-down) valves with a partial stroke operation, therefore not interrupting production during the test. read more...