The construction of the coking plant of the refinery of Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, will conclude in September 2024, informed this Tuesday the President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
However, the works will be stopped in civil work in order to start the trial period. With this, it is intended to start producing at the end of next year, the president explained during the morning press conference in National Palace.
“Next year we are going to be self-sufficient in fuel production. Gasoline and diesel are not going to be imported and this will allow prices not to rise, ”he pointed out.
According to the president, around 5 thousand people work in the construction of the coking plant and the rehabilitation of the refinery. Also, he said they are reversed 60 billion pesos in the construction.
He also announced that by July of this year the highway that goes from oaxaca toward hidden porteither. He reported that the works were stopped due to an agrarian conflict, but this was resolved, AMLO said.
In turn, the highway Oaxaca to the Isthmus It could be inaugurated at the end of 2023, according to estimates presented by President López Obrador.