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Mexico Poised to Ramp Up Ethane Imports Amid Insufficient Local Supply

Mexico Poised to Ramp Up Ethane Imports Amid Insufficient Local Supply

Mexico will need to build out infrastructure to import ethane in order to keep its petrochemicals industry afloat amid insufficient domestic natural gas production, according to local experts. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s recent call to renegotiate or even cancel an ethane supply agreement between state oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and the Etileno XXI…

August 27, 2020
Increased Ethane Imports Said Necessary to Keep Mexico Petchem Industry Afloat

Increased Ethane Imports Said Necessary to Keep Mexico Petchem Industry Afloat

Mexico will need to build out new infrastructure to import ethane in order to keep its petrochemicals industry afloat amid insufficient domestic natural gas production, according to local experts. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s recent call to renegotiate or even cancel an ethane supply agreement between state oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and the Etileno…

August 26, 2020
Eyes on Baker, Schlumberger, Halliburton for Direction on U.S. Land

Eyes on Baker, Schlumberger, Halliburton for Direction on U.S. Land

The U.S. onshore rig count currently is “trendless,” but there’s hope for some direction in first quarter reports by three of the top domestic oilfield services providers, Schlumberger Ltd., Baker Hughes Inc. and Halliburton Co., according to Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Inc. (TPH).

April 18, 2013

Ethane: Too Much, But for How Long?

U.S. Ethane presents a “wall of worry” to gas producers and processors (which fear margin collapse), pipelines (which fret over volumes) and consumers (which fear scarcity and high prices), an industry analyst said in Houston Monday. There is always something to worry about, but there’s always something on which to disagree, too.

September 28, 2012