Mexico’s new president has an ambitious goal: end massive fuel imports from the U.S.

Emily Green Dec 12, 2018
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Mexico’s new president has an ambitious goal: end massive fuel imports from the U.S.

Emily Green Dec 12, 2018
Aerial view of an oil complex called 'Cantarell' of Pemex (Petroleos Mexicanos), in the Gulf of Mexico, off Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche State, Mexico. ALFREDO ESTRELLA/AFP/Getty Images
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Mexico has a new president: Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. One of the biggest goals on his agenda is to end massive fuel imports from the U.S., and making Mexico energy self-sufficient. That promise has some Mexicans hoping for lower gas prices, but industry insiders have their doubts the plan will work.

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