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David Alire Garcia

Nobel-winning Mexican scientist calls for complete ban on fuel oil

Aug 07 2020

MEXICO CITY Dirty fuel oil widely used to generate electricity in Mexico should be completely banned, Mexican scientist Mario Molina said, citing its high sulfur content as a danger to both human health and the earth's atmosphere.

EXCLUSIVE-Mexico power plant violated environmental law, documents show

Aug 05 2020

TULA, Mexico, Aug 5 For at least four years, one of Mexico's largest power plants violated an environmental safeguard that prevents emissions of deadly pollutants, according to documents seen by Reuters.

Mexico's Pemex, Talos Energy told to seek deal on shared oil find

Jul 08 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico's state oil company Pemex and a private consortium led by U.S.-based Talos Energy Inc have been instructed to come to an agreement detailing how they will jointly develop a large offshore oil find, the energy ministry said on Wednesday.

Central American coffee farmers face big challenge as market shrinks -ICO chief

Jul 02 2020

MEXICO CITY, July 2 The International Coffee Organization (ICO) acknowledged on Thursday Central American farmers' "immense challenges" as coronavirus batters the global market and said it could help push the private sector to more sustainable practices, despite criticism of its record.

Mexican top court upholds antitrust complaint over energy policy

Jun 29 2020

MEXICO CITY Mexico's Supreme Court has upheld a complaint by antitrust regulator Cofece against an attempt by the energy ministry to stop new renewable power plants from coming online, according to a decision published on Monday.

Mexico's top court affirms antitrust agency role in green power feud

Jun 29 2020

MEXICO CITY, June 29 Mexico's Supreme Court has upheld a complaint by antitrust regulator Cofece against an attempt by the energy ministry to stop new renewable power plants from coming online, according to a decision published on Monday.

U.S. ambassador appears to question wisdom of investing in Mexico

Jun 25 2020

MEXICO CITY, June 25 The U.S. ambassador to Mexico appeared to question whether it was a good time to invest in Latin America's No.2 economy on Thursday, just days before a new North American trade agreement takes effect, although he later walked back the comments.

Mexico's largest refinery restarts after quake that killed worker

Jun 23 2020

MEXICO CITY A worker at Mexico's largest refinery died after a fall during a powerful earthquake on Tuesday, the country's civil protection agency said, with the tremors also causing a fire that led to the brief shuttering of the installation.

Mexico's largest refinery restarts after quake that killed worker

Jun 23 2020

MEXICO CITY A worker at Mexico's largest refinery died after a fall during a powerful earthquake on Tuesday, the country's civil protection agency said, with the tremors also causing a fire that led to the brief shuttering of the installation.

Renaissance Oil founder frustrated by Mexico's ban on fracking

Jun 19 2020

MEXICO CITY The Mexican government's ban on the hydraulic fracturing of dense petroleum deposits known as fracking, as well as its decision to suspend oil auctions, has drained investor interest, the founder of Renaissance Oil told Reuters on Friday.

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