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We all know just how bad the impact of the sharp drop in oil prices has been on the industry. From US$115 in June 2014, they have unraveled to US$31 in February 2016. There is no denying that a price cut of more than a third has a significant impact on the industry, […]

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In an excerpt from his exclusive interview with Mexico Oil & Gas Review 2016, David Enriquez, Partner at Goodrich Riquelme y Asociados explains why the general public’s conceptions about Round One L-04 and its impact on the economy are flawed and reviews the success of Round One L-03.

 

Q: What should Mexico expect in terms of […]

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In December 2015, it was announced by Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) that the 5th phase of Round One auctioning unconventional and shale reserves would go ahead. With an estimated 545 Tcf of shale gas reserves, several trillion cubic feet of conventional reserves, and an ever-growing number of natural gas exports from the US through […]

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Never say never, but unfortunately, things are not looking bright for the oil prices this year. Understanding the drop is essential to predicting future developments, and the nature of it pretty much boils down to the simple laws of supply and demand, athough the impact of a strenghtening US dollar and a reduction in investment […]

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After months of waiting, the Ministry of Energy (SENER) finally announced the deepwater blocks that would be tendered in Round One’s phase four, the crown jewel of the reform. To the surprise of industry experts, the ten blocks on offer are very different to those originally planned by the authorities earlier this year. They are […]

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The date for Round One L-04 has yet to be disclosed, but so do the industry’s new standards, a change that has deepwater companies gripped to their seats, whether already in Mexico or planning to enter the country. In light of this, we are sharing an excerpt from Mexico Oil and Gas Review 2015 which gives […]

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