From the monthly archives: May 2019

This week’s interview of the week is with James Buis, District Manager at Nalco Champion. We discussed the company’s strategy for increasing its production capacity in Mexico and working with smaller independent operators. Nalco Champion is a global company delivering innovative, sustainable and safe chemical services to the oil and gas market.

Q: What is Nalco […]

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More PEMEX news this week as its former chief executive, Emilio Lozoya, was banned from holding public office for 10 years. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s National Gas and Petroleum Plan was announced and we found out that PEMEX’s business plan will be available in June.


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This week’s interview of the week is with Philip Souyris, Senior Vice President for Mexico and Caribbean Region of Seadrill. We discussed the company’s involvement in Mexico’s deepwater drilling operations and its local content strategy. Seadrill is a leading offshore drilling company that manages a fleet of 68 rigs, including jack-ups, semi-submersibles and tender rigs.



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Further clarity was given to the government’s plans for the construction of the Dos Bocas refinery last week, as Secretary of Energy Roció Nahle explained the thinking behind the government’s decision to have PEMEX take project lead.

The administration gave further tax breaks to PEMEX to aid its precarious financial situation, and more good news […]

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This week’s Interview of the Week is with Timothy Duncan, President and CEO of Talos Energy, where we discuss the company’s historic Zama discovery in Block 7.  Talos Energy is a Houston-based E&P company, specializing in asset optimization on both sides of the Gulf of Mexico.


Q: How is Talos capitalizing on its experience […]

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Mexico’s newest and largest project, the Dos Bocas Refinery has finally been set in stone, or at least has been made official in the National Development Plan. The private participants of the restricted tender said it could be ready by 2023 at the earliest, but President López Obrador has decided to tackle the project through […]

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