Regulatory and policy changes in Mexico have dented investor confidence in the energy sector, according to a recent U.S. State Department report on the investment climate in the country. The report cites moves that favor state firms Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE). “The changes have led private companies to file lawsuits…
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Mirage Energy Corp. has signed a $4 billion debt facility with the family office of Bluebell International to develop a natural gas project that would add cross-border capacity into Mexico and connect to the planned Permian Basin-to-Gulf Coast Whistler pipeline.
Natural gas futures traded in a narrow range of gains and losses Thursday and ultimately finished flat after traders absorbed a relatively bullish storage report that offset weather and demand uncertainty. The July Nymex contract settled at $1.638/MMBtu. August rose one-tenth of cent to $1.728.
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) project has asked FERC for a two-year extension to build and place the 1.5 Bcf/d system online, citing the legal and regulatory delays it has faced.
Imports of Canadian natural gas supplies through the western United States were subdued in April and May amid higher prices north of the border, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA).
The U.S. natural gas rig count fell three units to 75 as upstream activity continued on its recent downward trajectory during the week ending Friday, the latest Baker Hughes Co. (BKR) data show.
After curtailing output by 70% in May in response to a pandemic-driven market downturn, Continental Resources Inc. said Thursday it would bring some production back in July, although about 50% of output is to remain offline.
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.
After finishing flat a day earlier, Natural gas futures mustered new momentum on Friday, ending the week in positive territory as mid-range forecasts for more heat outshined persistently weak demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) amid fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.