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Explosion at Pemex refinery causes five minor injuries 11 December 2020

An explosion at a refinery operated by Mexican state-owned oil company Pemex on December 10 caused five minor injuries. The blast happened in the northern state of Nuevo Leon at Pemex’s Cadereyta refinery. Pemex said that no one was injured in the incident, however the Nuevo Leon State Governor reported that five people suffered minor injuries....

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Cyber-attack on Mexico's Pemex halts work, threatens computer networks 12 November 2019

An attempted ransomware attack on November 10 hit computer servers and halted administrative work at state-owned Mexican oil company Pemex, Reuters said, citing employees and internal emails....

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Mexican military says one killed in attack on naval team patrolling pipeline 07 May 2019

One member of Mexico’s navy was killed and three were injured on May 3 when they came under fire while patrolling a section of state-run oil firm Pemex’s frequently plundered pipelines, the country’s naval secretary said....

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Death toll from Mexican pipeline explosion reaches 114 28 January 2019

The number of deaths caused by the explosion and fire on January 18 at the Tlahuelilpan, Hidalgo, pipeline tap has risen to 114. Health Secretary Jorge Alcocer Varela told a press conference that 46 deaths had occurred in hospital and 23 burn victims remain in hospitals in Mexico City, the states of México and Hidalgo, and in Galveston, Texas....

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Mexico pipeline blast kills at least 85 21 January 2019

Mexican Health Minister Jorge Alcocer told a news conference on January 20 that the number of fatalities from a gasoline pipeline explosion in Tlahuelilpan, Hidalgo province, had risen to at least 85. The massive blast late on January 18 caused a fireball which engulfed hundreds of people scooping fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured allegedly by thieves....

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Mexican Government offensive against fuel theft causes widespread gas station shortages 08 January 2019

An offensive by Mexico’s new government against fuel theft at one of the country’s main refineries has led to a lack of fuel at gas stations in several central states, according to a Reuters report. The news agency said the shortages followed the closure of a pipeline from the Salamanca refinery in the central state of Guanajuato as the state-owned oil company Pemex started using more tankers to transport fuel....

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At least two killed in Mexico pipeline explosion 26 October 2018

At least two people died, five were injured and 10 reported missing in Veracruz, central Mexico, when an illegal pipeline tap caused a fuel spill that caught fire on October 24. According to Mexico News Daily, the incident occurred in El Otate, Amatlán, where so-called “huachicoleros”, or fuel thieves, tapped a Pemex pipeline that runs between the Minatitlán refinery, Veracruz...

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Mexichem to vacate ethylene and VCM sectors as a result of 2016 Pajaritos blast 21 December 2017

Mexichem will not rebuild the damaged vinyl chloride monomer plant at its joint-venture PMV Pajaritos complex in Veracruz state, thus leaving the Mexican ethylene market, the state-owned petrochemical producer announced on December 21. PMV (Petroquimica Mexicana de Vinilo) is a joint venture between Mexichem and state-owned energy company Pemex. ...

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Pipeline blast kills at least one in Mexico 21 August 2017

At least one person was killed and five others were injured on August 19 when an illegally tapped oil pipeline exploded in east Mexico's Gulf Coast state of Veracruz, officials said. The state Secretariat of Civil Protection said in a press release the blast happened as thieves were trying to steal fuel from the pipeline, which runs from the town of Minatitlan to the capital Mexico City....

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Mexico oil theft reaches crisis proportions 09 May 2017

In Mexico, thieves are now stealing gasoline and diesel fuel from pipelines at record rates, usually by drilling taps into pipelines. Such activities have resulted in the deaths of dozens of people in recent years, both from gang involvement and explosions at the tap sites, and are diverting more than a billion dollars a year in revenues from the federal government....