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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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Project Financing Biggest Challenge in Mexico Energy Market, Entrepreneur Says

Project Financing Biggest Challenge in Mexico Energy Market, Entrepreneur Says

“The biggest challenge for our customers is to get reliable, affordable and efficient financing for their projects,” Asger Victor Hansen, founder of Kauil Energy in Mexico City, told NGI’s Mexico GPI in the latest installment of its interview series.  Hansen, who is a native of Denmark, founded Kauil Energy, a startup solar energy company, in…

September 24, 2021
Mexico Energy Industry ‘Full of Gems’ for Development, Expert Says

Mexico Energy Industry ‘Full of Gems’ for Development, Expert Says

“There’s been a lot of talk about a downturn in the Mexican energy industry but I don’t necessarily see it that way. There are plenty of gems that are there for the taking in Mexico if you know where to look,” said Dino Barajas, partner at the law firm DLA Piper. “As a potential investor,…

September 10, 2021
Fieldwood Energy Sees ‘Positive’ Natural Gas Contribution to Mexico Southeast Supply

Fieldwood Energy Sees ‘Positive’ Natural Gas Contribution to Mexico Southeast Supply

Fieldwood Energy LLC expects to be producing 30,000 b/d of light oil at two offshore Mexico fields by the end of the year, Andrés Brügmann, Mexico country manager, told NGI’s Mexico GPI.  “The Pokoch and Ichalkil platforms should start producing in September…in the future we expect the project to reach 100,000 b/d and be one of the…

August 27, 2021
CFE, Pemex Favoritism Dissuading Investment in Mexico Energy Industry, Expert Says

CFE, Pemex Favoritism Dissuading Investment in Mexico Energy Industry, Expert Says

“One of the priorities of this government is to strengthen the dominance of the two state energy monopolies, which has cut private investors out of the business,” Alejandra López Martínez, energy consultant at Eploc and seasoned Mexico energy industry expert, told NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index.  “Seeing international companies as a synonym for corruption has…

August 13, 2021
Possible Constitutional Reform Worrying Mexico Energy Industry, Expert Says

Possible Constitutional Reform Worrying Mexico Energy Industry, Expert Says

“A change to the constitution is something everybody is thinking about but the road ahead looks a bit more complicated given the results of midterm elections,” David Crisostomo, associate director at IHS Markit and seasoned Mexico energy industry expert, told NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index.  “The results of the midterm elections show that the room…

July 30, 2021
​​Mexico to Continue Nationalistic Energy Agenda Through 2024, Expert Says

​​Mexico to Continue Nationalistic Energy Agenda Through 2024, Expert Says

“The electricity bill, the purchase of the Deer Park refinery in Houston and the granting of Zama to Pemex hint that President López Obrador is more than determined to ramp up his energy nationalism stance during the next three years,” Adrián Duhalt, postdoctoral fellow in energy studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute and seasoned expert…

July 16, 2021
Mexico ‘Ideal’ for Hydrogen Development, Association President Says

Mexico ‘Ideal’ for Hydrogen Development, Association President Says

“Companies that have joined the Mexican Hydrogen Association consider that there is large potential for green hydrogen development in Mexico, particularly given the country’s geographic location and access to abundant renewable energy sources,” Israel Hurtado, president of the Mexican Hydrogen Association, told NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index. “Members of the industry are looking at green hydrogen…

June 25, 2021
More Balanced Congress a Positive for Mexico Energy Sector, Expert Says

More Balanced Congress a Positive for Mexico Energy Sector, Expert Says

“The Mexican Congress now has a more balanced representation, which is an excellent opportunity for negotiation and to have a moderated agenda,” Casiopea Ramírez Melgar, partner at Fresh Energy Consulting and seasoned expert in the Mexican energy sector, told NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index. “This scenario may provide a more optimistic panorama, especially in terms of…

June 11, 2021
Rules of Game for Mexico Energy Industry at Stake in Upcoming Elections, Specialist Says

Rules of Game for Mexico Energy Industry at Stake in Upcoming Elections, Specialist Says

“For the private and public energy sector, these elections could define the rules of the game for the remainder of the administration,” Layla Vargas, general director at Muvoil Consulting and seasoned expert in the Mexican energy sector, told NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index. Mexico will hold local, legislative and state elections on June 6.  “Currently, we…

May 28, 2021
Uncertainty Stalling Mexico Energy Sector Investment, Says Balam Energy CEO

Uncertainty Stalling Mexico Energy Sector Investment, Says Balam Energy CEO

“There is a stoppage of energy investment in Mexico currently, where the attitude of investors is to wait before expanding existing projects or developing new ones,” Balam Energy CEO Carlos Tapia told NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index.  Tapia, who opened the consultancy Balam Energy in 2019, has more than 20 years of experience working on…

May 14, 2021
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