Salina Cruz


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Salina Cruz

 

a city on the southern Pacific coast of Mexico, in the state of Oaxaca. Population, 11,000 (1965). Salina Cruz is an important transportation center. Oil pipelines connect it with the mining regions on the Gulf of Mexico. There is also a food distribution network between the city and these regions. Salina Cruz is a port (freight turnover of 2.4 million tons in 1973) for the export of petroleum products, supplying the northwestern regions of Mexico. There is commercial fishing.

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Baldly as he had stated it, in his eyes was a rich vision of that hot, starry night at Salina Cruz, the white strip of beach, the lights of the sugar steamers in the harbor, the voices of the drunken sailors in the distance, the jostling stevedores, the flaming passion in the Mexican's face, the glint of the beast-eyes in the starlight, the sting of the steel in his neck, and the rush of blood, the crowd and the cries, the two bodies, his and the Mexican's, locked together, rolling over and over and tearing up the sand, and from away off somewhere the mellow tinkling of a guitar.
Scope of work: To develop a 517 MW cogeneration power plant in Mexico, located close to Salina Cruz (Oaxaca) at the Antonio DovalE[degrees] Jaime refinery owned by Pemex RefinaciEn, a subsidiary of the state-owned Pemex.
The upgrades would boost refineries at Salina Cruz, in southern Oaxaca state; Tula, in central Hidalgo state; and Salamanca, in central Guanajuato state.
Construction on four of the nine tugboats began after a keel laying ceremony at Mexico's biggest shipyard, Astimar 20, which is located in the port of Salina Cruz on Mexico's Pacific Coast.
Sempra US gas CFE plus to El Oro, Sinaloa, International industrial interconnector users pipeline Salina Cruz, Mexico, PEMEX Mexican Guatemalan Escuintla Guatemala gas exports industrial interconnector users pipeline Chihuahua, Fermacas US gas CFE 5 pipeline network Mayakan pipeline GDFSUEZ Mexico Mexican gas CFE and GE Energy Financial Services Project Length Estimated km cost Los Ramones Pipeline 1000 $4 billion Topolobampo Pipeline 330 $1 billion El Oro-Mazatlan 413 $400 million Pipeline Sasabe, Ariz.
1 was handed over at the port of Salina Cruz in Southern Mexico.
Pacific time, Tropical Storm Boris was 85 miles (140 kilometers) east of Salina Cruz, Mexico.
A Pemex spokesperson said the Salina Cruz refinery, where Pemex can refine up to 330,000 barrels of crude per day, was operating normally and that it did not expect any disruption on Wednesday.
The depression was centered about 200 kilometers south-southeast of Salina Cruz and has become nearly stationary in the last few hours.
Mexican state oil monopoly Pemex said earlier on Wednesday that operations were normal at its biggest refinery, located in the port of Salina Cruz.
On Tuesday evening Tropical Storm Barbara was located roughly 145 miles Southwest of Salina Cruz, home to the largest state oil refinery in Mexico.
Olive ridley turtle hatchlings swim in a plastic container before their release into the ocean in Salina Cruz in Oaxaca State on September 28.