Two Contracts, Same Chevy Trucks and a 63% Price Gap for Pemex

  • The state-owned oil company has been told to cut spending
  • `It flies in the face of all the discourse' about costs

These were the deals: One Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup would cost the equivalent of $6,687 a year to lease, the other $10,926 -- 63 percent more. For Petroleos Mexicanos, both seemed to make business sense.

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