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Mexico Oil Production

Created on November 12, 2014

Mexico Oil Production


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Read the original report, "Additional Reforms Can Boost Mexico’s Hydrocarbons Industry," by James M. Roberts and William Tucker.

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Oil production in Mexico has declined by nearly one-fourth in the past 10 years, due in large part to the huge drop in production at the Cantarell Oil Field, Mexico’s second-largest.

Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, “Overview Data for Mexico,” http://www.eia.gov/countries/country- data.cfm?fips=mx#pet (accessed October 23, 2014), and Ministry of Energy, Mexican National Hydrocarbons Commission, “Production Indicators,” http://www.cnh.gob.mx/_docs/ Reportes_IH/Reporte_CNH_28_Sep_2014.pdf (accessed October 23, 2014).

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Tags: Mexico, hydrocarbons, oil, Cantarell