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Private Oil Made a Big Find in Mexico. Now State Oil Wants a Cut
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 The rush of enthusiasm that followed the July find has turned into a nervous wait.

China's CNOOC Begins Oil Partner Hunt in Mexico Deep Waters
Friday, September 15, 2017 CNOOC is searching for partners to develop oil prospects deep into the Gulf of Mexico as the Chinese giant extends its global reach.

Exploration Chief: Mexico's Pemex Seeks Oil Projects In Americas
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 Pemex is looking for oil projects in the United States, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina to keep up output after an energy reform.

Mexico Sets Jan. 31 For Next Deep-Water Oil, Gas Tenders
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Mexico's oil regulator, the National Hydrocarbons Commission, set Jan. 31 as the date for the next round of auctions.

Mexico Oil Reform Advances With First Private Well in 80 Years
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 For the first time in almost 80 years, a private company has sunk a new offshore oil well in Mexican waters.

BHP Billiton Named as Pemex's First Deepwater Oil Partner
Monday, December 05, 2016 BHP Billiton will pay $624 million to be Petroleos Mexicanos' first private partner in producing oil and natural gas in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Mexico To Auction 14 Contracts For Onshore Oil Exploration In July
Monday, November 14, 2016 Mexico will auction 14 contracts for licenses to explore and extract hydrocarbons from onshore areas as part of the third phase of its Round Two oil tender, CNH says.