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Adam D. Williams is a reporter and writer based in Mexico City that has covered Latin America for 10 years, previously with Bloomberg both in Mexico and Central America. His work has appeared in Bloomberg BusinessWeek, the Washington Post and the Chicago Tribune, among others.

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CFE to Tender Coatzacoalcos LNG Plant, CFE International Director Reyes Says 

CFE to Tender Coatzacoalcos LNG Plant, CFE International Director Reyes Says 

CFE International, the commercial arm of the Mexico’s Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE), is planning to hold an auction to tender the future construction of an LNG plant in the Mexican gulf port of Coatzacoalcos, CFE International CEO Miguel Reyes told NGI’s Mexico GPI in an exclusive interview at the U.S.-Mexico Natural Gas Forum in…

December 2, 2022
Natural Gas Infrastructure Projects Said Major Growth Opportunity in Mexico

Natural Gas Infrastructure Projects Said Major Growth Opportunity in Mexico

Mexico’s biggest growth opportunities include “natural gas and natural gas processing at the top of the list, including storage and completing the supply chain, such as the development of processing centers for LNG in ports,” Jorge Pedroza, energy director at PwC Mexico, told NGI’s Mexico GPI. “There is a window of opportunity that won’t last…

November 18, 2022
Shale, Offshore Natural Gas Development Could Offset Mexico Dependence on U.S., Says Rystad Exec

Shale, Offshore Natural Gas Development Could Offset Mexico Dependence on U.S., Says Rystad Exec

“For Mexico to diversify away from U.S. natural gas imports in the medium to long term, the answer is potentially shale,” W. Schreiner Parker, senior vice president and head of Latin America at Rystad Energy, said in an interview with NGI’s Mexico GPI.  “The other interesting area of domestic supply is offshore gas,” he said.…

October 28, 2022
Mexico Energy Security More Important Than Energy Sovereignty, Dolphin Drilling Director Says

Mexico Energy Security More Important Than Energy Sovereignty, Dolphin Drilling Director Says

Mexico needs to focus on ensuring it has adequate energy supplies to meet demand and should try to develop its rich natural gas resources, said Fernando Cruz, Mexico Director of Scotland-based Dolphin Drilling. Cruz added, “I think we must understand that energy security is more important than sovereignty. And as we know, energy security implies…

October 14, 2022
USMCA Squabble Likely to End Amicably, Industry Expert Says

USMCA Squabble Likely to End Amicably, Industry Expert Says

It’s probable that a trade dispute between Mexico and its northern neighbors Canada and the United States will be resolved through discussion, Carlos Flores, Director of Business Development at Nordex Group for Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Central America & Caribbean, told NGI’s Mexico GPI.  “Nonetheless, there is no question that, if the consultations are taken to…

September 30, 2022
Mexico Paying Billions in Electricity Subsidies as Gas Prices Rise, Expert Analyst Says

Mexico Paying Billions in Electricity Subsidies as Gas Prices Rise, Expert Analyst Says

Given the high price environment for natural gas and the insistence of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador not to raise electricity prices, Mexico is likely to pay more than 73 billion pesos ($3.6 billion) in electricity subsidies this year, Oscar Ocampo, Coordinator for Energy at the Instituto Mexicano para la Competitividad (IMCO) told NGI’s Mexico…

September 2, 2022
USMCA Energy Consultations Could Damage Mexico Economy, Expert Lawyer Says

USMCA Energy Consultations Could Damage Mexico Economy, Expert Lawyer Says

Mexico needs to reach an agreement during the consultation period with its commercial partners in the United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA) as part of a dispute over energy policies, Teresa Gallegos, an expert attorney in the Mexican energy industry, told NGI’s Mexico GPI.  If it doesn’t, “Mexico will be in a very unfavorable position which will without…

August 19, 2022
Mexico Vehicular Natural Gas Said Major Growth Opportunity

Mexico Vehicular Natural Gas Said Major Growth Opportunity

With more than 50 million vehicles on Mexican roads, Andres Alfonso Bayona Insignares, President of the Mexican Association of Vehicular, Compressed and Liquid Natural Gas and Biogas, sees “a tremendous amount of development opportunities” for vehicular natural gas as a transitional fuel. “Initially, we are focused on locating small niches in the market and, from…

August 8, 2022
Natural Gas Development in Mexico an Afterthought, Upstream Expert Says

Natural Gas Development in Mexico an Afterthought, Upstream Expert Says

Natural gas output at Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) remains under par because the company is solely focused on oil production, according to Sergio Guaso, founder of consulting firm Guaso360. Guaso told NGI’s Mexico GPI that “no matter what happens, the mission for Pemex is always to increase barrels of oil production. The rest is secondary.” Guaso…

July 22, 2022
Sener Mandate on Mexico NatGas Purchases ‘Serious Strategic Error,’ Industry Veteran Says

Sener Mandate on Mexico NatGas Purchases ‘Serious Strategic Error,’ Industry Veteran Says

“I think the government is taking an incorrect measure that will slow down the use of natural gas in the country,” said Francisco Barnés in reference to the recent proposal by Mexico Energy Ministry Sener to require natural gas users to buy from state entities.  “It’s going to make the use of natural gas more…

July 8, 2022
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