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OxxoGas and other service-station brands entering Yucatán

We're about to see more non-Pemex brands pumping gas: OxxoGas, British Petroleum's Petro-7 and GasMark, said the Energy Regulatory Commission. 

First gas stations under Gulf brand open Thursday in Mérida

The international fuel brand Gulf will open its first two service stations in the capital of Yucatán.

Bike sales increase as gas prices continue upward climb

After spending more than 400 pesos on gasoline a week, a young man has been commuting to work by bicycle — and he's not alone.

Gas prices still rise as consumers wait for reforms’ benefits

Gas prices continue to rise, but by 2019, market forces will benefit consumers, said a business chamber leader.

New gas stations with familiar names to appear in Yucatán

Real competition between gas stations begins on the Peninsula in 2018 when established brands begin to appear here. 

Victory at Arrecife Alacranes: Reef excluded from oil auction

Much to the relief of environmentalists and fishermen, a bid that had opened the possibility of oil exploration off Progreso has been modified to exclude the Yucatán Platform.

Gas prices, already rising, surge under the Harvey effect

Drivers woke up Tuesday to higher prices at the pump, an increase that was predicted when Hurricane Harvey inhibited Gulf oil production. 

Harvey has 2nd chance to hit Mexico — in the wallet

Hurricane Harvey is battering Texas much worse than it did Mexico, but that doesn't mean the nation to the south won't be bruised.

Gas prices lowest since that big price hike in January

Drivers started out Wednesday with the lowest prices in fuel since prices spiked back in January.

PRD vows court fight to prevent Yucatán oil drilling

One of Mexico's major political parties is fighting a move to auction off a piece of Yucatán's Gulf for oil exploration.

For Pemex rival La Gas, expansion is in motion

La Gas, which started providing Pemex's first taste of competition last year, is expanding rapidly and has ambitious goals.

Potential oil and gas deposits put Yucatán oil platform on auction...

One month after the president issued a decree that was supposed to protect Los Alacranes from oil exploration, the nearby Yucatán Platform is suddenly in play.

Gas stations to diversify, include shops and laundries

By the end of the year, some of the 246 gas stations across the state will be transformed into something even more useful.

Oil exploration banned off Yucatán coast, Los Alacranes reef

President Enrique Peña Nieto has issued decrees prohibiting oil exploration less than 180 kilometers off the coast of Yucatán.

Yucatán’s gas prices are the lowest in Mexico

Even with gas prices way up in Mexico, drivers in Progreso are paying less than anywhere else in the country, and Mérida's pumps are priced well below average as well.

Reports: Gas prices to be frozen for now

For the second time this year, the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit will postpone a hike in gas prices.

Local trio develops app to locate honest gas stations

A group of young Yucatecan entrepreneurs in Mérida is pre-selling an app and meter that helps drivers verify which gas stations are honest and reliable.

Gas prices to rise up to 20.1% in new year

Despite a dramatic rise in gas prices, authorities say they’re confident the freeing of prices will ultimately benefit consumers through greater competition between gas stations.

First non-Pemex gas station arrives

La Gas, a new service-station franchise, began operations Monday with gas stations in Merida and Campeche.

Mexico gas price reform head of schedule

Mexico's first non-Pemex gas stations will open in Mexico this July, although none in Yucatán have yet been announced.

The bright side of Mexico’s economy

While oil production is falling, gains in auto production and consumer spending are helping give Mexico the fastest growth among major economies in Latin America and an expansion that's quicker than several large oil producers.

Gulf of Mexico oil auction falls short

Nearly 80 years after kicking foreign energy companies out, the government began taking bids on US$17 billion worth of oil fields in shallow water.

Oil wells planned near Scorpion Reef

The newspaper Milenio Novedades has obtained documents confirming that since 2013, Pemex has been actively exploring potential drilling sites near Scorpion Reef.
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