MEXICO CITY Feb 24 Mexican state oil monopoly
Pemex said there was a small fire near a fuel storage tank late
on Friday at a company facility in Tuxpan, on the coast of
Mexico's eastern Veracruz state.
The fire was put out at approximately 11 p.m. local time on
Friday, Pemex said on Sunday.
While local media reported an explosion at the site, Pemex
denied that and added there were no injuries or any
impact on the facility's operations.
Government officials said earlier this month that a gas leak
caused a blast that killed at least 37 people at Pemex's
headquarters in Mexico City, raising new questions about the
company's safety record.
President Enrique Pena Nieto is currently pushing an
overhaul of the country's energy sector as part of a package of
economic reforms aimed at boosting growth in Latin America's