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Expert Says Mexico Energy Industry Remains Attractive Long-Term

Expert Says Mexico Energy Industry Remains Attractive Long-Term

Mexico remains a great bet for long-term energy investment due to its highly strategic geopolitical position, according to Adriana Citlali Sánchez, a seasoned expert in fiscal planning and taxation in the Mexican energy industry, with more than 17 years of experience with major national and international companies. “We must not forget that the current government…

October 23, 2020
Continuity of Mexico’s Energy Reform at Risk as AMLO Doubles Down on Threats

Continuity of Mexico’s Energy Reform at Risk as AMLO Doubles Down on Threats

Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has sent a memorandum to energy sector regulators underlining his government’s commitment to undo changes made during the previous administration while continuing to strengthen state oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and state utility Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE).  The eight-page memorandum, reviewed by NGI’s Mexico GPI, was dated July…

August 4, 2020
Don’t Mess with Texas Oil and Natural Gas, Trump Tells Permian Crowd

Don’t Mess with Texas Oil and Natural Gas, Trump Tells Permian Crowd

President Trump rallied West Texas oil and natural gas workers on Wednesday afternoon during a visit to Midland, in the heart of the Permian Basin, touting American energy dominance and claiming the industry is not only back on track but expanding. The campaign speech of sorts came during a brief visit after the president toured…

July 30, 2020
Better Western Canada LNG Policies Said Needed to Realize Economic Benefits

Better Western Canada LNG Policies Said Needed to Realize Economic Benefits

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports could generate prosperity and waves of investment, employment and revenue for British Columbia (BC), but only with government help, according to a report commissioned by the fledgling Canadian industry. Potential for astronomical gains is sketched in A Rising Tide: The Economic Impact of BC’s Liquefied Natural Gas Industry, crafted for…

July 28, 2020
Q&A with María Serna on Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Development

Q&A with María Serna on Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Development

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following question-and-answer (Q&A) column as part of a regular interview series with experts in the Mexican natural gas market. This 34th Q&A in the series is with María Serna, Partner of Legal Services at energy consultancy Talanza…

July 10, 2020

New Mexico Governor Envisioning State as Clean Energy Model

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham told a U.S. House subcommittee recently that she sees the leading oil and natural gas producing state also becoming the nation’s leading developer of clean energy alternatives.

April 22, 2019
Mexico’s Natural Gas Market in Wait-and-See Mode After AMLO Election Victory

Mexico’s Natural Gas Market in Wait-and-See Mode After AMLO Election Victory

Following the decisive and historic victory of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the July 1 presidential election, Mexico’s natural gas sector is in wait-and-see mode as the dust settles from the campaign and the new administration prepares to take office.

July 25, 2018

Proposed Canadian Policy Could Make Pipelines Responsible for Wellhead-to-Burnertip Greenhouse Gas

The regulatory barrier that halted TransCanada Corp.’s Energy East pipeline conversion last year — blaming pipelines for cargo carbon emissions — would confront all future projects under legislation proposed Thursday by the Liberal government in Ottawa.

February 9, 2018
RNG, Electrification Pushed by California Utilities

RNG, Electrification Pushed by California Utilities

California’s major energy utilities have shifted their emphasis to renewable natural gas (RNG) and electrification in the transportation sector.

January 25, 2018

North Dakota Reconsidering Inactive Well Policy

North Dakota, home to the Bakken Shale, may revise its policy for inactive oil and gas wells, which now allows one year before penalties can be imposed on operators.

January 24, 2018
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