Capstone Turbine Corporation, based in Los Angeles, California, is one of the most important global fabricators of microturbine-based, low-emission energy generators. They were also the first ones to commercialize microturbine technology with air bearings. The company has sold close to 7,000 microturbines worldwide. These praised systems have clocked in millions of documented [...]Continue Reading →
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Earlier this week, the Heavy Oil Latin America Conference and Exhibition (HOLA) was held at the International Convention Center in the coastal city of Puerto Vallarta, located in the Mexican state of Jalisco. The event took place over three days of commercial and technological conferences that were given quite a [...]
Yesterday morning, the “Privatizing Energy Reform Forum” (organized by Adán Augusto López Hernández, PRD senator from the state of Tabasco) took place in the inner conference halls of the new Reforma building of the Mexican Senate. The speakers (which included former Mexico City Mayor Alejandro Encinas and noted energy scholar Dr. Claudia Sheinbaum) [...]Continue Reading →
We cannot presume to know what Pemex’s expectations were for its third round of ISC contracts, but it’s not entirely unreasonable to assume they were disappointed by the results; after all, Pemex officials were quoted referring to the outcome as an “unforeseen scenario”: Of the six blocks offered, only three were successfully awarded [...]Continue Reading →
MOGR recently interviewed Iván Alemán Aleksei, Chief of the Legal Unit at Mexico’s Energy Ministry. Below are some excerpts from this interview regarding the myths of the Mexican Constitution.
Q: Could you help us clear up the realities and the myths behind the 27th and 28th Articles of the Constitution in terms of national and [...]Continue Reading →
Now that Enrique Peña Nieto has been confirmed as the next Mexican President elect, it seems like a good moment to revisit the question of energy reform, based on conversations conducted with key players in the oil and gas industry over the last few weeks, and see what this means for the upstream sector in [...]Continue Reading →