Report summaryOil production started in the early 1900sThe first commercial hydrocarbon discovery in the country was the giant Ebano oil field in 1904, in the Tampico-Misantla basin. This was rapidly followed by discoveries in the prolific Golden Lane, also part of the Tampico-Misantla basin. Golden Lane oil production began in 1910 and by 1917 Mexico's oil production reached 151,000 b/d. In 1921, production reached a peak of 529,000 b/d and Mexico accounted for approximately 25% of world oil supply. ...
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