After filing for insolvency in Sept. 2018, Oro Negro’s creditors attempted to take over five oil platforms. Mexico’s private sector defended industry’s regulators, CRE and CNH against a parliamentary initiative to integrate both commissions to the Ministry of Energy. Meanwhile, IEA adjusts Venezuela crude oil production on the low end and ExxonMobil and Shell […]Continue Reading →
MORENA’s legislative body is looking to install CRE and CNH under the Ministry of Energy, effectively endangering their technical, operative and administrative autonomy and President-elect López Obrador is conditioning future licensing rounds to the success of Mexico’s 107 already signed contracts. Meanwhile, ExxonMobil and Shell are betting on natural gas while the US is […]Continue Reading →
In the week that Mexico, Canada and the US concluded negotiations for the new USMCA trade agreement, CNH advised an action plan to reach the next administration’s crude oil production targets, approved Talos Energy’s appraisal plan for Zama and authorized Jaguar E&P’s farmout with Vista Oil & Gas. Meanwhile, Argentina is poised 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 →
Last week was rich in oil and gas news, from AMLO’s 25 priority projects to oil workers calling for oil syndicate leader Carlos Romero Deschamps to resign and PEMEX securing the Deer Park partnership with Shell. Meanwhile, Iraq reaches a new oil production record, the US reactivated Iran’s sanctions and Nexen is poised […]Continue Reading →
President-elect AMLO opposed fracking techniques to produce shale oil and gas, his nominations to conduct Mexico’s future energy policy have sparked controversy and PEMEX’s numbers are in red. Meanwhile, OPEC’s production levels reach new heights and BHP Billiton is selling its US shale portfolio.
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