No 45



MexicoAims At Oil Exports Of 1.85Mn B/D By 2006 Versus Current 1.71Mn B/D

Mexicois aiming to increase oil exports by just 8% to 1.85mn b/d from the currentaverage of 1.714mn b/d by 2006, according to the National Energy Plan for2001-2006 announced on 31 October. Yet in order to achieve this, Mexico willneed to double its investment in the energy sector to $120bn over the next sixyears if it is to meet domestic energy demand, while leaving a surplus...