With the first four stages of Round One out of the way, mid-2017 will see the initiation of the National Hydrocarbons Commission’s second leg of licensing rounds: Round 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3. The success of December’s deepwater round is still fresh and hopes are high for the onshore and shallow water rounds to be […]Continue Reading →
As US President Donald Trump locks in his ascension to power at Friday’s inauguration, analysts studying the outlook of Mexico’s oil and gas industry face a complex task. While the IMF predicts “US-related uncertainty” will sap Mexico’s economic growth in 2017, the country’s opening oil and gas sector is still celebrating the resounding […]Continue Reading →
Mexico’s state-owned oil company PEMEX was denied a request to migrate its huge Ku-Maloob-Zaap asset to a single Exploration and Extraction Contract without a partner, in a move that could have lowered the tax burden attached to the Gulf of Mexico field, media reports said.
The proposal, presented to CNH by SENER, was found to […]Continue Reading →
Mexico’s energy, safety and environmental regulator ASEA has published a long-awaited framework for industrial, operational and environment safety in the exploration and extraction of hydrocarbons, the state agency said in a press release on Wednesday.
“These are cutting edge, robust and consistent rules, formed on the principle of risk-based regulation” [MA1] said Carlos de Regules, ASEA’s Executive […]Continue Reading →
OPEC continue tense talks
OPEC officials are trying to salvage a deal to limit oil production before they meet officially on Nov 30. Tensions are growing between the group and Russia, who has agreed to freeze rather than lower production, while doubts abound over Iran and Iraq’s openness to any cuts.
Following the results of the US election, the markets have reacted in different ways and ripple effects are expected across several industries globally. As Mexico continues to roll out its 2013 Energy Reform, questions about how the US’ political direction will affect Mexico’s opening oil and gas market abound.
The Mexican Peso
The Mexican […]Continue Reading →