Tagged With Pemex
Mexico’s Zama set to win FID battle
1 September 2022
The ‘world-class’ field could get a green light next year, following repeated delays and a resolved operatorship dispute
Letter from Mexico: Deepwater ambitions drowning in debt
16 August 2022
Mexico must harness the vast resources in the Gulf to meet the government’s goal of energy autonomy
Pemex reverses production decline
9 August 2022
Mexico’s leading energy provider enjoyed a strong quarter but will have to overcome hurdles to achieve its upstream objectives
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 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
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
Headwinds buffet Pemex’s upstream progress
12 August 2021
The NOC had a better financial quarter in Q2 but will likely need significantly more money to hit upstream goals
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
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
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
Pemex scales back upstream goals
11 September 2020
The strained producer downgrades its 2021 forecast as rapid economic recovery looks doubtful
Pemex debt strategy at risk of unravelling
30 July 2020
The Mexican firm had made some progress arresting its hefty debt pile, but the economic downturn and government obsession with upstream targets has started to take its toll
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
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
Pemex posts a loss
8 November 2019
Sagging oil prices bruise the firm’s bottom line, despite a positive quarterly upstream performance
Mexico boosts upstream spending
19 September 2019
Regime commits further capital to reverse waning crude production
Pemex strategy fails to convince
9 August 2019
Sceptical agencies consider further cuts to their ratings of the company's debt
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
Fragile oil price recovery
17 December 2018
The upstream benefited from higher spending in 2018, thanks to higher prices; but this increase was tentative, and signs of lower prices towards year-end forced a downturn in rig counts
Life with Amlo
4 October 2018
Mexico's upstream has boomed in recent years, and a bullish new president wants to drive growth
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
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
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
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
Mexico in full swing
8 February 2018
A year of further energy liberalisation and continued upstream and midstream expansion lies ahead
Mexico's rainy-day fund
12 December 2017
The sovereign-wealth fund is a good idea—now it just needs some wealth to manage. The FMP’s executive coordinator spoke to Petroleum Economist
Latin America's continental contraction
5 December 2017
The region has seen a decade of surging crude consumption come to a crashing halt. Refining woes mean imports are still on the rise
Petropolitics hang over Latin America's producers
5 December 2017
Elections next year in Venezuela, Mexico and Brazil have pivoted politics to the region’s fore again. Can it break the self-destructive resource-nationalist cycle?
Growing pains ahead for Mexico's reforms
1 December 2017
Regulators have won high praise from the industry for progress to date, but the oil opening is still in its early days and fresh obstacles lie ahead
Mexico—zero to hero
9 November 2017
A string of successful auctions has set the stage for an exploration boom in Mexican waters
Latin America's hobbled oil giants
6 October 2017
Plagued by debt, low oil prices and political turmoil, times have been troubled for Latin America's state-run energy firms
Mexico's reforms start to bear fruit
2 October 2017
Mexico's energy overhaul is notching up successes after a slow start
Heavyweights lift Mexico's second oil round
21 June 2017
Drilling boom offers bright spot in otherwise bleak global oil exploration outlook
Pemex showing signs of life
14 June 2017
Austerity and higher prices have helped put the state firm back in the black. Deeper reforms are still needed
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