Mexico’s Energy Minister Hits Back At Refinery Criticism

The new Dos Bocas refinery that Mexico’s government is building to reduce the country’s dependence on fuel imports is “being built in record time. Opinions around the world are very positive,” according to energy minister Rocio Nahle. Bloomberg reports that the energy minister was responding to media reports that the Dos Bocas project was plagued by cost overruns and delays. According to the reports, the refinery is running $3.6 billion over budget, and delays could mean that the flagship project of Mexican President Andrés…