Election

In 2024, Mexico Has Chance to Re-Script Its Energy Policy – Column 

In 2024, Mexico Has Chance to Re-Script Its Energy Policy – Column 

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process.  For the Mexican natural gas market, 2024 promises to be a defining year. Mexico is going to start exporting LNG early in…

December 22, 2023
Texans Vote ‘Yes’ to Fund More Natural Gas-Fired Power Generation

Texans Vote ‘Yes’ to Fund More Natural Gas-Fired Power Generation

Texans on Tuesday cast ballots on a slate of constitutional amendments, with Proposition 7, which supplies state funds to add natural gas-fired power plants, resoundingly approved.  Proposition 7, a constitutional amendment to create the Texas Energy Fund, passed with about 65% of the popular vote. With its passage, the Public Utilities Commission of Texas (PUCT)…

November 8, 2023
Texans to Vote on Funding Billions for Natural Gas-Fired Generation

Texans to Vote on Funding Billions for Natural Gas-Fired Generation

Texans as early as Monday were going to be able to begin voting on a slate of amendments, including one that would fund natural gas-fired generation facilities to bolster the stressed electric grid.  Proposition 7, a constitutional amendment, would if adopted by a majority of voters establish the Texas Energy Fund (TEF) to support the…

October 23, 2023
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
Corporate America Calls for Invoking 25th Amendment; Chevron Urges Orderly Biden Transition

Corporate America Calls for Invoking 25th Amendment; Chevron Urges Orderly Biden Transition

Calls were escalating Thursday from lawmakers and major business groups, including the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), for President Trump to step down from office before his term ends on Jan. 20. A mob of Trump supporters on Wednesday stormed the U.S. Capitol, wreaking havoc and terror inside the hallowed halls of democracy. Four people…

January 7, 2021
In 2021, Midterm Elections Could be Pivotal in Determining Future of Mexico’s Energy Sector

In 2021, Midterm Elections Could be Pivotal in Determining Future of Mexico’s Energy Sector

The June midterm elections in Mexico, set to be the country’s largest single-day election in its history, could either stall or advance President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s state-centric energy sector platform. The election would see the entire lower house being voted in, as well as numerous gubernatorial, state legislature and mayoral races. Wins for his…

December 30, 2020
Latest NGI Hub & Flow Podcast Examines Election Impacts on Natural Gas, Oil Industry – Listen Now

Latest NGI Hub & Flow Podcast Examines Election Impacts on Natural Gas, Oil Industry – Listen Now

Click here to listen to the latest episode of NGI’s Hub & Flow podcast in which NGI associate editors Kevin Dobbs and Andrew Baker discuss the presidential election and its impacts for the natural gas and oil industry.  Dobbs and Baker discuss President-elect Biden’s priorities with respect to energy, climate and infrastructure, as well as…

November 16, 2020
López Obrador Energy Policies Seen as Main Risk to New Era of Mexico-U.S. Bilateral Ties

López Obrador Energy Policies Seen as Main Risk to New Era of Mexico-U.S. Bilateral Ties

Energy is set to be a sticky issue in the new Mexico-United States relationship under U.S. President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. Moves by Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador that favor public sector companies Comision Federal de Electricidad (CFE) and Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) over private sector entities have caused considerable concern to U.S. investors in…

November 12, 2020
Biden to Inherit Deepening Energy Sector Ties, Tension with Mexico

Biden to Inherit Deepening Energy Sector Ties, Tension with Mexico

U.S. President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. will take over the White House at a time of deepening energy integration between the United States and Mexico, the No. 1 destination for U.S. petroleum products and a growing market for U.S. natural gas exports. Tension has been growing between the two countries, however, over the state-centric energy…

November 9, 2020
U.S. Energy Industry Bracing for Change as Biden Becomes President-Elect

U.S. Energy Industry Bracing for Change as Biden Becomes President-Elect

Joseph R. Biden Jr. has become the president-elect and will take office in January, heralding a seismic shift in energy and climate policy from the executive branch. However, any major legislation could be stymied by a divided Congress, assuming Republicans retain their majority in the Senate, while executive actions could be challenged by a more…

November 9, 2020
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