On September 6th Mexico’s Ministry of Finance released the minimum royalty values for companies participating in Round One’s last oil tender, as well as the economic conditions for the Trion farm-out. Both announcements have been highly anticipated by the operators expecting to enter the deep-water market in Mexico.
Regarding the deepwater oil tender, the Ministry […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
2015 was very eventful in the oil and gas industry, filled with unexpected turns, be they for the best or the worst. The Energy Reform took effect in 2014, when President Enrique Peña Nieto amended the constitution, opening the country’s energy sector to private investment for the first time in decades. One of the main […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
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 […]Continue Reading →
Has the deepwater sector irreparably sunk?
A day before Halloween, major international companies announced some spooky news. After 17 months of dropping oil prices with no end in sight, they are turning away from the costly, high-risk megaprojects that were previously claimed as the future of the industry. US oil producers are switching to […]Continue Reading →