The federal government’s decision to cut its public expenditure for 2015 by 2.65%, or MX$124 billion, would not be a major problem if half that cut did not come out of the budget of the national oil company, PEMEX. This amount represents 10.4% of the MX$594.6 billion total expenditure PEMEX […]Continue Reading →
The long-awaited Mexico Oil & Gas Technology Forum 2015 will bring together high-profile industry leaders this coming January 28th at the Sheraton Maria Isabel in Mexico City. Among a broad list of renowned speakers, the process of defining the diversification of the country’s production portfolio is a trending topic in the global oil and […]Continue Reading →
The situation as it stands in Mexico today is that PEMEX refineries are unable to return to the levels of efficiency and production they saw 10 years ago when they averaged 303,400 million barrels per day of refined hydrocarbons.
During 2014, PEMEX about 35% of the distillation capacity of Mexico went unused, mainly […]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 →
Shock waves are going through the global oil and gas markets. Oil prices have received a substantial low-blow over the past month and today the WTI sits just under US$6 per barrel, the Brent is at US$69 and the Mexican crude oil basket hovers at US$59.
Evidenced in EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook published this past […]Continue Reading →
Change is on the horizon according to PEMEX’s latest news; a transformational step that aims to boost efficiency and maximize profitability. Its Administrative Council has just approved the company’s corporate restructuring this week enabling it to reach new markets and become what Emilio Lozoya calls a stronger and bolder PEMEX. Following this paradigm shift to […]Continue Reading →