The Mexican government is mulling over additional tax relief measures for state energy giant Pemex to help it reduce the biggest debt load in the global oil industry, a deputy finance minister told Reuters. “Changing the tax burden is a structural change that Pemex needs, but we have to do it gradually,” Gabriel Yorio said in an interview with the news agency, adding that the goal was to make Pemex start paying taxes like other companies in Mexico. The transformation will take three years, Yorio also said. Pemex has a debt burden of about $100 billion , and the Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador government has been hard at work to help it reduce it to strengthen the company, which President Lopez Obrador has made a priority for his administration. In addition to its swollen debt pile, Pemex has also been fighting a steady production decline that most recently forced […]