Reuters - Mexican state oil monopoly Pemex plans to directly assign the rights to drill its offshore Arenque oil field to a private contractor sometime in the next three weeks. Last month's auction failed to award the Arenque field.
EFE - A consortium led by Mexico's Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste outbid another group headed by Spain's Ferrovial for a contract to lease and operate the San Juan airport, the largest in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean region.
Dow Jones - Mexico's state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said it expects maintenance at its top Ku-Maloob-Zaap offshore complex to be completed this week and total "deferred" production losses to be about 750,000 barrels of crude oil.
EFE - Mexico's Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, or ASUR, and Spain's Ferrovial are finalizing their competing bids for a concession to operate the airport serving the Puerto Rican capital.
Bloomberg - Denmark's Vestas Wind Systems, the world’s largest turbine maker, won a contract to provide and install 50.4 megawatts of power equipment at a wind farm in Mexico’s western state of Jalisco.
AP — A deadly shootout among federal police at Mexico City's international airport drew attention to a darker side of the country's premier airport considered safe and efficient in handling of more than 27 million passengers and 400,000 tons of cargo a year.
Reuters - Mexico's state oil monopoly Pemex awarded four contracts to drill mature oil fields in the second round of bidding to open up the country's nationalized oil industry to more private investment.
New York Times - Mexico’s leading architects, planners and civil servants are working together in a long-overdue battle to clean up some of the country’s most polluted urban areas. Parks are being rehabilitated and pedestrian zones are cutting traffic.
Reuters - Mexico's state oil monopoly Pemex will revise its key Chicontepec oilfields project, seen as crucial to boosting output in coming years, and might also adjust its overall investment plans, a Pemex adviser told Reuters.
Reuters - Mexico said on Thursday it approved broadcaster Televisa's bid to buy half of cell phone company Iusacell, seen as crucial to helping them challenge tycoon Carlos Slim's telecoms empire, but imposed "harsh" conditions, one of the partners said.