U.S. SERVICE FIRMS EYE INCREASED SALES TO MEXICO
American service and supply companies hope the pending U.S.-Mexico free trade agreement will step up their sales of goods and services to Petroleos Mexicanos. They testified at a House foreign affairs subcommittee hearing on the oil aspects of the FTA and commented on a recent General Accounting Office report (OGJ, Apr. 20, p. 123). Rep. Sam Gejdenson (D-Conn.), subcommittee chairman, has been critical of FTA negotiations because it appears they will not open the Mexican oil sector to U.S.