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U.S. Firms Accused of Buying Natural Gas from Known Mexican Smugglers

Oilprice.com -- For five years Pemex Exploracion y Produccion has accused US companies of enabling a black market in natural gas liquids to exist by knowingly buying stolen gas from Mexican bandits. The organised group steal gas from the Burgos field in the Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon states of northern Mexico, and transport the fuel across the border in hijacked tankers. So far they have continued to elude army troops and helicopters deployed to defend the field.

Attorney James Teater said of the criminals that “as long as they see a market for stolen Pemex condensate, they will find a way to steal it.”


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Submitted Apr 12, 2012 By: NOTSOGRN
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dave27johnson
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2012 12:34:47 PM

Mexico has a lot of problems that it's trying to solve.
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2012 7:51:29 AM

oilprice.com.... the mouth piece of Pig Oil. Hmmm. Must be bad if they run a piece on something like that.
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2012 8:14:12 AM

Interesting...
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 6:55:39 PM

not a smart thing
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 6:48:54 PM

Dumb Bunnies.
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 1:56:21 PM

Wow
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 1:15:28 PM

Thank you for posting.
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 7:55:32 AM

From the article, "....they have continued to elude army troops and helicopters deployed to defend the field."

Article stated they use hijacked tankers to transport the natural gas.

This entire thing seems a bit far fetched. Army troops with helicopters are unable to locate hijacked tanker trucks????? There has to be more to this. Bribes? Corruption? OK, now it makes sense.
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 6:09:04 AM

surprised?
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 1:08:10 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 1:04:43 AM

Crazy.
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:35:53 AM

How does one ID stolen gas?
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:33:37 AM

maybe that 's why it so cheap.
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:26:31 AM

how do you hide that much natural gas???

- with fake RV's or what?
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:26:24 AM

They are all businessmen just some do agree to government control.
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:22:05 AM

With US natural gas prices so low, why would they even want to do this?
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:21:39 AM

Really?
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:15:41 AM

How do you catch these guys? And the US companies that buy their product.
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:11:11 AM

So how do they smuggle it across the border?
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:11:08 AM

unbelievable
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:10:31 AM

Ok.
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:08:46 AM

so is THAT why the price is BELOW $ 2.00 today ?
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:07:31 AM

oops i forgot to mention thay sold them the arms while trying to trace where they eventually ended up at.
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:06:30 AM

the CEO'S should be hit with jaij time and others with big $$$$ amounts
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:05:58 AM

no different than the dea or whoever it was that sold them machine guns/uzi's/m16s to be used in killing american tourists or the police watching the borders.
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:04:52 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:02:30 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:02:03 AM

They should go to jail.
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2012 12:00:46 AM

up
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:57:41 PM

Remember those who knowingly buy it in the US are also crooks.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:56:50 PM

So they are smuggling 30' tanker trucks from the gas plant/field and across the border. and law enforcement can't locate them
Yeah right
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:55:38 PM

unbelievable
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:55:33 PM

hahaha, like a drug cartel
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:54:07 PM

Burn them!
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:52:36 PM

I agree with EmperorsFinest.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:52:28 PM

even the crooks are in on the oil GREED!!
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:51:44 PM

This is nothing new.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:50:30 PM

not suprising at all
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:49:20 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:48:54 PM

"So far they have continued to elude army troops and helicopters deployed to defend the field."

This sounds more like a Mexican problem.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:48:49 PM

whatever
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:48:46 PM

Bad.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:47:51 PM

Charge them with possession of stolen goods.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:46:23 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:42:28 PM

This sounds more like a eric Holder move
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:41:44 PM

fine em
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:40:38 PM

Bad US firms.
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:39:57 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:37:32 PM


Napalitano head of homeland security says the mexican boarder is safer and more secure than ever. Ha!
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:35:26 PM

so what?
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