File No. 812.6363/203

Special Agent Silliman to the Secretary of State


Department’s January 19, 4 p.m. Information concerning nationalization of petroleum. The Secretary in charge of the Department informed me this afternoon the Government is not contemplating such a decree. On the contrary, he showed me a contract just signed with an American firm for the construction of about 60 kilometers of oil pipe line in the Tuxpam district.