After filing for insolvency in Sept. 2018, Oro Negro’s creditors attempted to take over five oil platforms. Mexico’s private sector defended industry’s regulators, CRE and CNH against a parliamentary initiative to integrate both commissions to the Ministry of Energy. Meanwhile, IEA adjusts Venezuela crude oil production on the low end and ExxonMobil and Shell […]Continue Reading →
MORENA’s legislative body is looking to install CRE and CNH under the Ministry of Energy, effectively endangering their technical, operative and administrative autonomy and President-elect López Obrador is conditioning future licensing rounds to the success of Mexico’s 107 already signed contracts. Meanwhile, ExxonMobil and Shell are betting on natural gas while the US is […]Continue Reading →
Last week filled a page of Mexico’s natural gas industry chapter. Dealing with an increased dependency on US imports, creating a natural-gas specialized NOC and reconsidering hydraulic fracking are but a few of the matters that President-elect López Obrador’s team wants to tackle to secure the country’s energy security. Meanwhile, OPEC maintains production levels […]Continue Reading →
Last week, President-Elect López Obrador confirmed the first days of its administration would oversee the execution of a drilling round for December 2018, ASEA inaugurated its digital platform, CRE merged the Contract Transfer Phases and CENAGAS has a natural gas storage asset ready to tender. Meanwhile, OPEC reached its highest production levels in 2018 […]Continue Reading →
June closed with positive news for Mexico’s oil and gas industry, from pipelines nearing completion to high volume discoveries and CNH’s licensing round blocks as investment magnets for the country. Meanwhile, Petrobras and Ecopetrol are capitalizing on their respective oil and gas opportunities, while Saudi Aramco is sitting on 2MMb/d of idle capacity.
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PEMEX is working around the clock to remain at the top of Mexico’s oil and gas industry, new entrants stake their foothold in their country to capitalize on the unlocked opportunities and licensing rounds may come up against some hurdles in 2019. Meanwhile, the Arctic’s underground treasures are set to surface by 2019 and […]Continue Reading →