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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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Continued Mexico Natural Gas Market Growth Said Necessary for Local Price Index Formation

Continued Mexico Natural Gas Market Growth Said Necessary for Local Price Index Formation

A local price index for natural gas in Mexico will develop over time, but it will likely depend on increased production of domestic natural gas resources, a group of experts said earlier this month.

January 29, 2019
Natural Gas Industry Confident of Mexico’s Continued Thirst for U.S. Imports

Natural Gas Industry Confident of Mexico’s Continued Thirst for U.S. Imports

Imported natural gas will continue to be a growing part of the energy mix in Mexico despite calls from the new government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador to reengineer the sector, according to a range of opinions shared at Industry Exchange’s 4th Mexico Infrastructure Projects Forum in Monterrey, Mexico Jan. 16-17.

January 28, 2019
Sur de Texas-Tuxpan Marine Pipeline Ramping ‘In a Few Weeks,’ Says TransCanada

Sur de Texas-Tuxpan Marine Pipeline Ramping ‘In a Few Weeks,’ Says TransCanada

The 2.6 Bcf/d Sur de Texas-Tuxpan marine pipeline, which will stretch from South Texas to Veracruz in Mexico, is set to enter service in the coming weeks, the president of TransCanada Corp.’s Mexico unit said earlier this month.

January 25, 2019
Mexican Natural Gas Industry Participants Confident of Continued Thirst for U.S. Imports

Mexican Natural Gas Industry Participants Confident of Continued Thirst for U.S. Imports

Imported natural gas will continue to be a growing part of the energy mix in Mexico despite calls from the new government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador to reengineer the sector. This is according to a range of opinions shared at Industry Exchange’s 4th Mexico Infrastructure Projects Forum held in Monterrey, Mexico Jan. 16-17.

January 24, 2019
Sur de Texas-Tuxpan Marine Pipeline Start Up to Ease Southern Mexico Gas Shortfall

Sur de Texas-Tuxpan Marine Pipeline Start Up to Ease Southern Mexico Gas Shortfall

The 2.6 Bcf/d Sur de Texas-Tuxpan marine pipeline, which will stretch from South Texas to Veracruz in Mexico, is set to enter service in the coming weeks, the president of TransCanada Corp.’s Mexico unit said earlier this month.

January 23, 2019
Mexico Cancels Floating Storage and Regasification Tender for Southern Gas Supply

Mexico Cancels Floating Storage and Regasification Tender for Southern Gas Supply

The tender for a 600 MMcf/d floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) in the Pajaritos port in the southern Gulf of the Mexican state of Veracruz has been called off, sources have told NGI’s Mexico GPI.

January 22, 2019
Pajaritos Floating Storage and Regasification Tender Called Off in Mexico

Pajaritos Floating Storage and Regasification Tender Called Off in Mexico

The tender for a 600 MMcf/d floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) in the Pajaritos port in the southern Gulf of the Mexican state of Veracruz has been cancelled, sources have told NGI’s Mexico GPI.

January 17, 2019
Brazil Looking to Jump-Start Natural Gas Market

Brazil Looking to Jump-Start Natural Gas Market

CEO Roberto Castello Branco of Brazil’s Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) at his recent swearing-in ceremony said the state-owned energy giant needs to divest natural gas assets and end its domination of the gas supply chain to increase the number of participants in the market.

January 15, 2019
Brazil’s New Leadership to Advance Fledgling Natural Gas Market

Brazil’s New Leadership to Advance Fledgling Natural Gas Market

At his swearing-in ceremony, the new CEO of Brazil’s Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras), Roberto Castello Branco, said the state energy giant needs to divest assets in the natural gas sector and end its domination of the natural gas supply chain so as to increase the number of participants in the market.

January 10, 2019
López Obrador’s First Political Crisis Rears Head in Energy Sector

López Obrador’s First Political Crisis Rears Head in Energy Sector

A month into Mexico’s new government under Andrés Manuel López Obrador, security measures to fight rampant fuel theft — part of a larger plan to turn around the fortunes of the country’s oil and gas industry — have caused gasoline shortages in numerous states, angering citizens and signaling the first political crisis of the nascent presidency.

January 8, 2019