Industry, Regulators Unite to Defend Fracking in Mexico

Following repeated pledges by President-Elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador to ban hydraulic fracturing (fracking) after he takes office, some of the most prominent stakeholders in Mexico’s hydrocarbons sector – including oil companies, policymakers, and regulators – have launched a public relations campaign on behalf of unconventional exploration and production (E&P). Read More

AMLO’s Ambitions for Pemex Facing Reality Check

The price of the international Mexican export mix of crude, as reported by the state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), was $76.34/bbl on Monday (Oct. 1), compared with a year ago when the price was $47.60. Is that a good omen for President-Elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador? Read More