Mexican Pemex for the first time in more than 10 years of imported oil from USA

© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Znamenskiye Pemex in Mexico. Archival photoMexican Pemex for the first time in more than 10 years of imported oil from USA© RIA Novosti / Dmitry Znamenskiy

Mexican Pemex for the first time in more than 10 years received a shipment of oil from the United States, announced the publication of Universal.

The ship, with 348 thousand barrels of light crude oil purchased from us Phillips 66, arrived November 1, the Mexican terminal Pajaritos in the state of Veracruz. The oil is suitable for plant Salina Cruz, the need for additional supply arose in connection with problems with the flooding of the Xanab field in the state of Tabasco, resulting in the company formed a scarcity of easy oil.

Pemex has agreed with the American Phillips 66 on the November delivery a minimum of four parties of light oil at 350 thousand barrels each. The future President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has criticized the decision of the Pemex to buy oil abroad, considering it a failure of the neoliberal economic model.

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