Highlights Independent E&P companies increased crude oil output to 70,000 b/d in June Three largest producers responsible for 50,000 b/d Pemex struggling to meet own goals Mexico City — Crude production by private operators in Mexico reached a new record in June as state oil company Pemex struggles to stop the decline of its own output, official data shows. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Independent exploration and production companies increased their crude oil output to little under 70,000 b/d in June, the largest reading to date, data from the National Hydrocarbons Commission showed July 22. The increase came as Eni, Petrofac and Hokchi Energy, the three largest producers, raised their output, the data showed. The companies together account for almost 50,000 b/d, the data shows. According to data from the commission, or CNH, based on companies’ existing plans, production by […]