Elections

Mexico’s Presidential Frontrunner Sheinbaum Seeks 50% Renewable Generation By 2030

Mexico’s Presidential Frontrunner Sheinbaum Seeks 50% Renewable Generation By 2030

If elected, Mexican presidential candidate Claudia Sheinbaum would seek to increase the country’s renewable electricity generation to as much as 50% of the national grid by the conclusion of her term in 2030, industry members familiar with the plans told NGI’s Mexico GPI. The ambitious goal for renewable energy generation would represent a dramatic shift…

January 22, 2024
Argentina’s Milei Promises Vast Shake-Up in Natural Gas-Rich Nation

Argentina’s Milei Promises Vast Shake-Up in Natural Gas-Rich Nation

Libertarian Javier Milei swept to victory in Argentina’s presidential elections last month promising drastic change and a radically new way of doing business in the country. The 53-year-old outsider has since vowed to privatize state oil and natural gas firm YPF SA. “Everything that can be placed into the hands of the private sector, will…

December 5, 2023
Mexico Presidential Candidate Gálvez Seeks Private Sector Natural Gas Investment

Mexico Presidential Candidate Gálvez Seeks Private Sector Natural Gas Investment

Xóchitl Gálvez, a leading candidate in Mexico’s 2024 presidential elections, is seeking to prioritize the use of natural gas to advance the country’s energy transition and promote more private investment to develop necessary transportation infrastructure, she said in comments in Mexico City. Speaking at the at the Energy Associations Congress, Gálvez, who is the 2024…

October 31, 2023
Mexico Expert Gives Business-Friendly Gálvez ‘Very Fair Shot’ at Winning Presidency

Mexico Expert Gives Business-Friendly Gálvez ‘Very Fair Shot’ at Winning Presidency

Pro-business opposition candidate Xóchitl Gálvez of Mexico’s Frente Amplio coalition could give Claudia Sheinbaum of the ruling Morena party a run for her money in the country’s 2024 presidential election, according to Rice University’s Tony Payan. Payan, who directs the Center for the United States and Mexico at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, broke…

September 25, 2023
A Tale of Two Visions for Mexico’s Energy Sector – Column

A Tale of Two Visions for Mexico’s Energy Sector – 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. As Mexico prepares for its presidential elections next June, it is no exaggeration to say that the nation is at a crossroads…

September 22, 2023
Canadian PM Takes Hard Line on Oil, Natural Gas Emissions Ahead of Election

Canadian PM Takes Hard Line on Oil, Natural Gas Emissions Ahead of Election

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has singled out the oil and gas industry as a target for toughened pollution policing in his campaign for reelection of his Liberal government in a Sept. 20 national vote. “Let’s be realistic,” said Trudeau as he unveiled an environmental plank in the party platform at a weekend rally in…

August 31, 2021
Mexico’s AMLO Loses Lower House Supermajority in Largest Ever Midterm

Mexico’s AMLO Loses Lower House Supermajority in Largest Ever Midterm

Mexico’s ruling Morena party and its allies lost their supermajority in the lower congressional house in Sunday’s midterm elections, placing a check of sorts on President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s nationalist energy agenda. Preliminary results showed that the president’s coalition still holds simple majorities in the senate and the chamber of deputies, which is enough…

June 7, 2021
AMLO Energy Agenda Faces Test in Midterm Elections

AMLO Energy Agenda Faces Test in Midterm Elections

Mexico president Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s nationalist energy agenda will face perhaps its biggest test yet on Sunday (June 6) when Mexicans head to the polls for midterm elections. Analysts suggest the results could determine whether the president’s Morena party and its allies have the majorities needed at the national and state levels to advance…

June 2, 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
COLUMN: Everything at Stake in Energy Sector in Upcoming Mexico Midterm Vote

COLUMN: Everything at Stake in Energy Sector in Upcoming Mexico Midterm Vote

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. On June 6, Mexico will vote for the makeup of the lower house of Congress along with numerous governorships and state legislatures.…

May 21, 2021
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