Tagged With Mexico
Letter from Mexico: Amlo’s vanity project gets ever more expensive
12 May 2022
Costs continue to spiral at a downstream development the utility of which was always questionable
Letter from Latin America: Region tilts to the left
19 April 2022
Brazil and Colombia may be about to follow the pattern of their neighbours in taking a political left turn
Letter from South America: Brazil leads the way
8 February 2022
Brazil stands out from the rest of the continent in terms of growth potential
Wintershall Dea quits Brazil, Argentine shale
20 January 2022
The German independent is overhauling its Latin American portfolio
Letter from South America: Mexico plays catch-up
2 December 2021
The country’s upstream strategy seems at odds with reality and will require an about-turn if there is any hope of meeting its production targets
Pemex running out of time
23 November 2021
The state-controlled heavyweight may miss its 2021 upstream target despite downgrading original guidance
Private sector takes a beating in Latin America
26 August 2021
Political and financial motivations vary, but the region is noticeably lurching towards greater resource nationalism
Pemex fire scorches upstream ambitions
25 August 2021
Hopes that national crude production will eclipse pre-pandemic levels look distant after platform blaze in the Gulf of Mexico
Warning signs for Pemex refinery deal
13 July 2021
Political downstream agenda and company track record cause unease over Texas refinery purchase
Talos loses out on Zama operatorship
8 July 2021
Mexican authorities rule in favour of NOC Pemex, raising doubts about the speed to first oil
Election setback for Mexican president
17 June 2021
Efforts to can Mexico’s historic energy reforms face further hurdles after government fails to sweep Congressional mid-terms
Mexican arbitration risk builds
24 May 2021
Opportunities for foreign investment are being squeezed as authorities strive to roll back energy reforms
Mexico compromises energy reforms
29 April 2021
Investor uncertainty mounts as approved legislation threatens to return energy sector to state control
Pemex treading a tightrope
11 March 2021
Mexican producer must weigh ambitious upstream strategy with rapidly rising debt
Latin America plays catch-up
4 March 2021
The pandemic wreaked havoc on NOC balance sheets in 2020, but the region still has some competitive advantages
Mexican LNG offers sea change
22 February 2021
Shortening shipping times could deliver substantial gains to exporters, but they would still need to navigate the country’s complex regulation process
No quick fix for Pemex
21 January 2021
The government may have been forced to scale back its upstream ambitions. But even the revised targets might be too much, too soon
PE Live: Safeguarding Mexican investment
16 November 2020
The suspension of licensing rounds may have disappointed the private sector. But international treaties offer crucial protection against further unwinding of the country’s energy reforms
PE Live: Easing unitisation tensions in Mexico
9 November 2020
The outcome of upstream discussions could prove to be a turning point for the country’s energy reforms and the future of international participation
Latin American supply and demand trends diverge
25 September 2020
The region’s appetite for LNG has been hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, but exports have proved more robust
Pemex scales back upstream goals
11 September 2020
The strained producer downgrades its 2021 forecast as rapid economic recovery looks doubtful
Mexico swims against the tide
12 May 2020
Reviving bidding rounds seems the rational answer to the country’s upstream woes. But the government remains defiant for now
Mexico plays hardball
16 April 2020
Regional outlier initially baulked at Opec’s demand to scale back barrels, before bleeding oil revenues forced a rethink
Downturn hits Latin America’s upstream hard
24 March 2020
Worsening economic conditions set to slash oil production growth in the region
Pemex in race against time
16 March 2020
Mexican NOC faces near-impossible task of hitting ambitious upstream targets while maintaining capital discipline
Mexico discovery strengthens Eni portfolio
21 February 2020
European firm returns oil from block acquired in landmark bidding round. But progress towards first production at Zama faces renewed uncertainty
Zama oil find targets 2020 FID
17 January 2020
Upgraded resource estimate from Mexican field boosts hopes of a financial decision, but a serious potential roadblock remains
Major oil find to boost Pemex growth
16 January 2020
The gap between what the Mexican state-owned oil firm aims to produce and its president’s ambitious output targets could be partially plugged by material from new Tabasco discovery
Latin America to attract 2020s upstream investment dollar
12 December 2019
The region is well-placed to shrug off any transition headwinds, according to Welligence
Mexico boosts upstream spending
19 September 2019
Regime commits further capital to reverse waning crude production
Pemex shoulders upstream burden
14 May 2019
Suspension of private investment opportunities ramps up pressure on the Mexican state firm
Mexico's new leader puts bid rounds on hold
4 February 2019
The new administration puts its faith in Pemex with expanded E&P budget
Latin American producers aim to stem the tide
4 January 2019
Is the fragile market cracking under pressure? Despite some ambitious growth-oriented investments, some of the continent's traditional big guns will be facing challenges in 2019
Seesawing year for Latin American producers
17 December 2018
Brazil was hoping to start a new page in 2018, while Mexico’s new president also announced changes. But Venezuela continued its precipitous decline
Life with Amlo
4 October 2018
Mexico's upstream has boomed in recent years, and a bullish new president wants to drive growth
Mexican play still a guessing game
7 September 2018
Mexico’s energy sector and IOCs are waiting to see if the new president follows through with his anti-reform election rhetoric
Mexico sets new deep-water pace
30 August 2018
Interest in the North American offshore continues, with Mexican deep-water opportunities expected to star
Continental contrasts
9 August 2018
Oil and gas production in North America is continuing its rising trend. Mexico's prospects are looking up, while Venezuela's hydrocarbon sector is collapsing
IEA sees upstream spending revival
25 July 2018
After investor confidence plummeted in the wake of crashing oil prices, upstream spending may finally be on the comeback trail
Amlo and the realities of Mexico's oil reform
9 July 2018
The Mexican president-elect needs a strong oil and gas sector to fund a promised social transformation
Latin America's oil production struggles to recover
11 May 2018
Venezuela and Mexico are still coping with the fallout from the downturn while Brazil is set to start adding barrels again
Financing Mexico's oil opening
12 April 2018
Reserve-based lending could help bring cash into the country's oil patch—if regulators can get the rules right
Life after Nafta
10 April 2018
With talks over the deal at loggerheads, Canada's oil industry is contemplating what comes next
Brazil reaps reforms rewards
6 April 2018
Efforts to recalibrate oil concession rules to be more market-friendly and open to foreign investment are starting to bear fruit
Majors snap up Mexico's shallow-water offering
28 March 2018
Industry heavyweights have piled in after large discoveries in the Sureste Basin, which has emerged as the country's most promising area outside the deep waters
Latin America lines up bid rounds
26 March 2018
Attractive auctions will see the region compete for international investors
Reforms at risk in Latin America's elections
26 March 2018
A busy political season will put recent market-friendly energy changes to the test
Brazil back on track
2 March 2018
This year should see Brazil's recovery deepen, but also holds the risk of a presidential election derailing it
Is Amlo a threat to Mexico's oil opening?
27 February 2018
The industry fears a López Obrador victory in July's presidential election could derail the country's reforms
Mexico stuck in neutral
20 February 2018
The resources are there and the reforms have opened the door to investors, but shale gas can't yet compete
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