Q&A With CRE’s Meney, Head of Hydrocarbons

The following Q&A is with Meney de la Peza, who heads the hydrocarbons unit at Comisión Reguladora de Energía (CRE). Previously, she led CRE’s natural gas unit. The CRE, an autonomous regulatory agency roughly analogous to the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, oversees natural gas regulations and permitting in Mexico. It also publishes the IPGN monthly natural gas price index, a compilation of post-transaction prices reported anonymously by shippers. Read More

The State of Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Today

Understanding Mexico's Emerging Natural Gas Market: A Series by Eduardo Prud’homme
The far-reaching energy reform put into place between 2013 and 2014 in Mexico entailed a promise: that the opening to private investment and the promotion of competition in the only sector that had remained closed in Mexico would lead to greater growth, more jobs and lower prices of electricity, natural gas for domestic use and gasoline. Read More

Downstream Supply Interruptions Hit Numerous States as Mexico Fights Fuel Theft

Mexico’s president Andrés Manuel López Obrador told reporters on Monday that supply interruptions and long lines at filling stations in multiple states over the last few days were caused by enhanced security measures to prevent rampant fuel theft from the sprawling pipeline network of national oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex). Read More