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Pemex, among the 12 most polluting oil companies in the world: InfluenceMap

Pemex, among the 12 most polluting oil companies in the world: InfluenceMap

Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and seven other Latin American oil companies, including Brazil's Petrobras, are among the companies that have contributed the most to global carbon dioxide emissions.2), according to an analysis by the InfluenceMap think tank released Thursday.

According to this center, 80% of emissions from the Paris Agreement (2016) until 2022 were linked to 57 fossil fuel and cement products, and it also finds that 88% of emissions are linked to a total of 117 products.

The Saudi Aramco oil company tops the list of most polluting companies, with 4.8% of total global emissions, followed by the Russian company Gazprom with 3.3%, the state coal giant Coal India with 3%, and also the state-owned National Company. Iranian Oil Company by 2.8%.

Pemex, which produces 1.0% of emissions, is 12th on the list; The Brazilian company Petrobras, with 0.8%, is in 19th place; Petroleos de Venezuela with 0.6% in 21st place; And Colombian Ecopetrol Company by 0.3% in 59.

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Pemex is among the oil companies that generate the most carbon dioxide emissions worldwide

Rispoll appears at the bottom, in 50th place, with 0.2% of global emissions; Ecuadorian PetroEcuador, 0.2%, in 75th place; And the Argentine YPF has the same percentage and is in 77th place; And the Mexican cement company Cemex rose by 0.1% to 105.

InfluenceMap reports that more than 72% of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and cement since the Industrial Revolution can be tracked in a database known as Carbon Majors.

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The report released today uses a profile of major carbon companies to determine the contribution of the largest oil, gas, coal and cement producers to global carbon emissions, the main driver of climate change.

With information from EFE.

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