Shell, founded in 1907, looks to satisfy society’s energy needs in an economic, social and environmentally responsible way. Present in Mexico since 1954, the company has a strong participation in every Mexican oil and gas segment, from upstream to retail. Mexico Oil & Gas Review 2018 sat down with Director General Alberto de la Fuente […]
by Sara Warden
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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PEMEX’s struggles are no news for the Mexican oil and gas industry, but things are getting worse as the oil prices keep dropping, pulling down with them the global oil and gas industry. For now, it seems, there is no way out. On the 21st of January, when Brent Crude stood at US$28.38 per […]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 →
The last quarter of the year seems to evidence the exhaustion of a PEMEX model that no longer holds itself, no matter which angle it is looked at. The fact that the price of Mexican crude oil has dropped below the barrier of US$50 per barrel is just another factor of concern for the […]Continue Reading →
The bidding terms for the first blocks of Round One were presented yesterday in a ceremony that marked the starting point for oil exploration by local and international private companies in Mexico, something that was defined as an “unprecedented milestone in the history of the country“ by Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, Minister of Energy.
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