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New E&P and refining heads named for Mexico’s Pemex

MEXICO CITY , December 20, 2018 – The board of Mexican NOC Pemex has approved the appointment of new general directors for the company’s arms, including E&P and refining, local media reported Wednesday.


Petroleum engineer Miguel Angel Lozada will replace J. Javier Hinojosa Puebla as the head of Pemex Exploración y Producción. Lozada has more than 35 years of experience working on upstream developments at the state-owned company.

Miguel Gerardo Breceda Lapeyre, chosen to lead Pemex Transformación Industrial, was previously the general co-ordinator of green growth at Mexico’s National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change and has held positions at Pemex Refinación and the energy and foreign affairs secretariats.

Other Pemex subsidiary general directors were also named, including Javier Emiliano González del Villa for Pemex Logística, Rogelio Hernández Cázares for Pemex Fertilizantes and Manuel Antonio Mijares Bravo for Pemex Etileno.

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