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Christopher Lenton

Christopher joined NGI as a Senior Editor for Mexico and Latin America in November, 2018. Prior to that, he was a Senior Editorial Manager at BNamericas in Santiago, Chile. Based out of Santiago, he has covered Latin American energy markets since 2009 as a reporter, editor and analyst. He has an MA in International Economic Policy from Columbia University and a BA in International Studies from Trinity College.

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Equinor, Shell Snap Up Schlumberger Acreage in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta

Equinor, Shell Snap Up Schlumberger Acreage in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta

Norway’s Equinor SA and Royal Dutch Shell plc have have jointly purchased a 49% interest held by Schlumberger Ltd. in the Bandurria Sur onshore block in Argentina’s Neuquén province.

February 3, 2020
Pemex Claims Ownership of Lion’s Share of Zama Field

Pemex Claims Ownership of Lion’s Share of Zama Field

Adding further friction to the frayed relationship between the government in Mexico and the private sector, the chief of Mexico’s Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Octavio Romero Oropeza, said on Wednesday he believed the state oil company held the majority of the resources in the massive offshore Zama field.

January 30, 2020
Pemex Claims Ownership of Lion’s Share of Zama Field

Pemex Claims Ownership of Lion’s Share of Zama Field

Adding further friction to the frayed relationship between the government in Mexico and the private sector, the chief of Mexico’s Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Octavio Romero Oropeza, said on Wednesday he believed the state oil company held the majority of the resources in the massive offshore Zama field.

January 30, 2020
Pemex Underwhelming at Priority Fields in Bid to Boost Oil, Natural Gas Production

Pemex Underwhelming at Priority Fields in Bid to Boost Oil, Natural Gas Production

Mexican national oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) is behind schedule at the 20 fields it deemed last year as “high priority” and crucial to reversing years of decline in hydrocarbons production, according to upstream regulator Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH).

January 28, 2020
Pemex Underwhelming at Priority Fields in Bid to Boost Oil, Natural Gas Production

Pemex Underwhelming at Priority Fields in Bid to Boost Oil, Natural Gas Production

Mexican national oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) is behind schedule at the 20 fields it deemed last year as “high priority” and crucial to reversing years of decline in hydrocarbons production, according to upstream regulator Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH).

January 28, 2020
Market Development, Pricing Hubs Seen Advancing in Mexico Natural Gas Market

Market Development, Pricing Hubs Seen Advancing in Mexico Natural Gas Market

Local pricing indexes will develop in Mexico in the coming years as infrastructure interconnectivity and increasing liquidity become features in the natural gas market, according to experts who spoke earlier this month in Monterrey.

January 23, 2020
Market Development, Pricing Hubs Seen Advancing in Mexico Natural Gas Market

Market Development, Pricing Hubs Seen Advancing in Mexico Natural Gas Market

Local pricing indexes will develop in Mexico in the coming years as infrastructure interconnectivity and increasing liquidity become features in the natural gas market, according to experts who spoke earlier this month in Monterrey.

January 23, 2020
Mexico’s Cenagas Completes First Gas Balancing Process for Marketers, Calls it a Success

Mexico’s Cenagas Completes First Gas Balancing Process for Marketers, Calls it a Success

Mexico’s national pipeline operator Centro Nacional de Control del Gas Natural (Cenagas) has announced that it received 11 bids for the supply of natural gas to ensure the Sistrangas pipeline system maintains system balance, eight of which complied with the objectives set out in the tender process.

January 22, 2020
Mexico’s Cenagas Completes First Gas Balancing Process for Marketers, Calls it a Success

Mexico’s Cenagas Completes First Gas Balancing Process for Marketers, Calls it a Success

Mexico’s national pipeline operator Centro Nacional de Control del Gas Natural (Cenagas) has announced that it received 11 bids for the supply of natural gas to ensure the Sistrangas pipeline system maintains system balance, eight of which complied with the objectives set out in the tender process.

January 22, 2020
Mexico Needs to Promote Benefits of Natural Gas, Increase Coverage, Says Industry

Mexico Needs to Promote Benefits of Natural Gas, Increase Coverage, Says Industry

The natural gas industry in Mexico needs to work harder to get natural gas to areas that still lack access while doing a better job of promoting the benefits of the fuel, according to a series of experts who spoke last week at Industry Exchange’s 5th Mexico Infrastructure Projects Forum in Monterrey, Mexico.

January 21, 2020