The following is the first in a series of summaries of each presentation and panel that took place during the Mexico Oil and Gas Summit last Tuesday, July 1st in the Sheraton María Isabel in Mexico City. To download the speaker’s presentations which have been approved for public distribution [...]Continue Reading →
The following is the eight entry in a series of brief pieces focused on the speakers that will be participating in the Mexican Oil and Gas Summit on July 1st in the Sheraton Maria Isabel in Mexico City. To see the full list of speakers, click here. To register to attend, click here.
David Penchyna Grub [...]Continue Reading →
2013 will no doubt be remembered as a decisive year for the Mexican oil and gas industry. Although there are obvious reasons why this statement rings true (Energy Reform being chief among them), perhaps it is important to briefly go over certain overlooked industry developments from 2013. It is possible that we then [...]Continue Reading →
The necessary number of local congresses has ratified the energy reform only a little over three days after being approved in the Lower House. This unusual demonstration of consistent legislative expediency from the part of Mexican representatives all over the country is sure to inform the suspicions of many members of the opposition [...]Continue Reading →
It was in the midst of shouting matches, barricades and stripping politicians that the long-awaited Mexican Energy Reform passed the Lower House (in an alternate auditorium after access to the main house floor was blocked by members of the PRD opposition) Thursday morning. This came after yet another 20-hour legislative session in what [...]Continue Reading →
Yesterday, it was announced that a recently attached provision to the energy reform (which was apparently necessary to get the PAN’s support) eliminated the participation of the Pemex union in the Pemex board of directors. The revelation caused a bit of a stir; Carlos Romero Deschamps, senator and current leader of said union, [...]Continue Reading →