Mexican oil fell again – now 10 dollars per barrel

US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The price of Mexican oil exports fell another 20% on the first day after the weekend, stopping at $ 10.37 by the end of the day, Pemex Oil Corporation said.

The fall in oil prices to the level of the late 1990s, when the price confrontation between Saudi Arabia and Venezuela was superimposed on a drop in demand due to the Asian financial crisis, continues against the backdrop of Riyadh’s aggressive price policy in the fight for market share and news from Norway, launching on full capacity Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea

According to analysts, the coronavirus pandemic will result in a fall in global oil demand of 15–20 million barrels per day, which will require significant reduction in production from all exporting countries.

Earlier in March, Pemex CEO Octavio Romero Oropeza said that by the end of 2019, the average cost of oil production in the company rose to $ 14.2 per barrel, although at some fields, including Taekit, Iksachi, and Mulach, it was 4.8 dollars.

After the onset of the oil crisis, Pemex, a Mexican oil corporation, announced that it had the resources to ensure liquidity of all operations and debt servicing through revolving credit lines and, in addition, it received insurance payments from the pool of insurers envisaged when the oil price fell below $ 49 per barrel.


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