President-elect López Obrador dissipated doubts over his initial declarations over the momentary halt of the country’s licensing rounds to subsequently announce December service tenders, COFECE launches a monopolistic practice investigation in the petroleum products market and AMLO’s Chief of Staff, Alfonso Romo, discarded subsidies or government control over gasoline prices. Meanwhile, the US regained […]Continue Reading →
Abel Hibert, a close advisor of President-elect AMLO, denied a Wall Street Journal article that said López Obrador would suspend Mexico’s licensing rounds for two years. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia cancelled Saudi Aramco’s IPO and French Total abandoned its business ventures in Iran due to the renewed US sanctions.
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Between successful project conclusions, natural gas storage facilities in the pipeline and a counter-monopolistic investigation, Mexico’s natural gas market had contrasting news last week. Meanwhile, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin dented IOCs’ stock market value, while ExxonMobil is facing business difficulties and OPEP members agreed to increase crude oil production.
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