Market reforms in Mexico recently have ended the monopoly of state-owned oil company Pemex. Two private Mexican companies have since opened gas stations, and BP followed with a first gasoline station earlier this year.
Iraq has expressed anger over Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from an oil field amid growing US-Iran tensions. The move came just days after Washington pulled out its staff from the Baghdad embassy.
Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from a major Iraqi oil field comes amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The US company's employees are reportedly being flown from Iraq to Dubai.
The US has dropped steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico. The tariffs had stood for just under a year and were part of a bitter trade dispute between the North American trading partners.
The offshore exploration work of an Exxon Mobil vessel has inflamed tensions between Venezuela and its eastern neighbor Guyana. The South American nations have been locked in a century-old territorial dispute.
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