Ronald Buchanan

Mexico Correspondent | Mexico City, MX
Ronald Buchanan, was born and bred in Glasgow, Scotland. Having launched a career in journalism with Scottish newspapers, he left for London to join The Guardian and, briefly, the Financial Times. From London, he moved to Mexico, where he wrote for Business Week, the Financial Times and other publications, several of them Mexican.
ronald.buchanan@naturalgasintel.com

ARTICLES

OFS Company’s Bankruptcy a Cautionary Tale for Mexico E&P

Following a hearing in Singapore, Mexican-based oilfield services company Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro SAPI de CV has been cleared to negotiate with creditors a year after it sought the protection of the law under a bankruptcy procedure, known as concurso mercantil, similar to Chapter 11 in the United States. Read More

Strong Cash Prices Help Natural Gas Futures Bulls Seize Momentum

  • October rallies 11.9 cents to $2.933, November up 11.7 cents to $2.896
  • “Today, cash was leading futures,” says INTL FCStone’s Saal
  • “Cash strength surpassed all expectations” as nuke outages tightened power burns, says Bespoke
  • Duke’s 1,870 MW Brunswick plant still down Tuesday,; Transco Zone 5 spot prices surge 26 cents to $3.38
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Mexico's Changing of the Guard Puts Spotlight on Peña Nieto, López Obrador Ideologies

Seventy-three companies from 20 nations are exploring for oil and natural gas in Mexico, where every aspect of the hydrocarbons business, from upstream to retail, was a state monopoly until the 2013-14 nation's energy reform, President Enrique Peña Nieto said this week in his sixth and last annual state of the nation address, known as the Informe. Read More

Mexico's Odd Couple Peña Nieto, López Obrador Preparing for Polite Hand Off

Seventy-three companies from 20 nations are exploring for oil and natural gas in Mexico, where every aspect of the hydrocarbons business, from upstream to retail, was a state monopoly until the 2013-14 nation's energy reform, President Enrique Peña Nieto said this week in his sixth and last annual state of the nation address, known as the Informe. Read More