Mexico’s energy sector faced more challenges this week as President Andrés Manuel López Obrador continued to cast doubts over contracts signed during the previous administration. However, citizens will have been happy to hear about his intentions to keep electricity bills low.
Here is a rundown of the big news in the energy sector this week.
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This week the oil industry faced a mixed bag. While Russian and Mexican entrepreneurs pledge investment in Mexico’s energy sector, the country continues to experience drops in production and fuel continues to be stolen. Meanwhile, CFE is evaluating the transfer of its pipelines to CENAGAs and investigations are underway in LPG theft.
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by Sara Warden
Last week brought good news to Mexico’s LNG business as IEnova signed a preliminary agreement with Mitsui, Total and Tokyo Gas to export LNG to global markets. Meanwhile, CFE and PEMEX are called to become the main players of Mexico’s upcoming carbon market and refining and fracking are boosting the global oil and gas […]Continue Reading →
Last week, CNH approved stock ownership transfers from the Talos Energy, Sierra Oil & Gas and Premier Oil consortium to the benefit of Hokchi Energy and approved the exploration plans for the joint production contract between PEMEX and DEA Deutsche Erdoel. Meanwhile, the US is planning to waive eight countries to be allowed to […]Continue Reading →
Last week, President-Elect López Obrador confirmed the first days of its administration would oversee the execution of a drilling round for December 2018, ASEA inaugurated its digital platform, CRE merged the Contract Transfer Phases and CENAGAS has a natural gas storage asset ready to tender. Meanwhile, OPEC reached its highest production levels in 2018 […]Continue Reading →
President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) reaffirmed former PEMEX insider Rocío Nahle as his choice to be Minister of Energy and named the chief clerk during his time as governor of Mexico City, Octavio Romero, to head up PEMEX. AMLO officially announced the nominations at a news conference in Mexico City last week.
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