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

Transco Expansion Certificate Upheld; New Jersey Ordered to Reconsider Permits

A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge to the FERC certificate authorizing Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC’s Garden State Expansion project, but it remanded part of the case to New Jersey regulators in a sharp display of how the courts are weighing federal and state responsibilities in permitting infrastructure projects as opposition increases. Read More