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Mexico Industrials Locking In Cheap U.S. Natural Gas Prices Amid Global Volatility, BP Exec Says

Mexico Industrials Locking In Cheap U.S. Natural Gas Prices Amid Global Volatility, BP Exec Says

Mexico’s industrial natural gas consumers are adopting more sophisticated procurement strategies and seeking to lock in relatively cheap U.S. prices for as long as possible,  according to BP plc’s Pedro Elio, head of origination for BP’s Mexico gas marketing business. Elio spoke Wednesday at LDC Forums’ US-Mexico Natural Gas Forum in San Antonio, TX. BP…

November 15, 2022
Mexico Energy Security More Important Than Energy Sovereignty, Dolphin Drilling Director Says

Mexico Energy Security More Important Than Energy Sovereignty, Dolphin Drilling Director Says

Mexico needs to focus on ensuring it has adequate energy supplies to meet demand and should try to develop its rich natural gas resources, said Fernando Cruz, Mexico Director of Scotland-based Dolphin Drilling. Cruz added, “I think we must understand that energy security is more important than sovereignty. And as we know, energy security implies…

October 14, 2022
Column: Understanding CFE’s Growing Role in the North American Natural Gas Market

Column: Understanding CFE’s Growing Role in the North American Natural Gas Market

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 a while now, CFE Internacional (CFEi), a company incorporated in 2016 in Delaware, has been among the 15 largest marketers of…

September 23, 2022
Natural Gas Rules Cited in USMCA Complaint Against Mexico

Natural Gas Rules Cited in USMCA Complaint Against Mexico

The U.S. government is escalating its response to Mexico’s energy policies under President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, alleging violation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and discriminatory treatment of U.S. energy companies. U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai said Monday that her office is requesting dispute settlement consultations with Mexico under the free trade pact,…

July 20, 2022
COLUMN: Law Favors Marketers Unwilling to Accept Mexico Natural Gas Transport Terms

COLUMN: Law Favors Marketers Unwilling to Accept Mexico Natural Gas Transport Terms

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. A few weeks after Mexican Energy Minister Sener announced its strategy for optimizing capacity on the Sistrangas natural gas pipeline network, the…

July 15, 2022
Colombia’s Petro Promises to Revamp Nation’s Energy Sector

Colombia’s Petro Promises to Revamp Nation’s Energy Sector

Former Bogotá Mayor Gustavo Petro beat businessman and Tik-Tok star Rodolfo Hernández earlier this month to become Colombia’s first leftist president with promises to upend the country’s oil and gas sector. Petro proposes “a very significant change in the energy sector,” Sergio Guzman, the director of local risk consultancy Colombia Risk Analysis told NGI. During…

June 24, 2022
Future Sistrangas Open Seasons Could Favor Mexico’s CFE and Pemex, Expert Lawyer Says

Future Sistrangas Open Seasons Could Favor Mexico’s CFE and Pemex, Expert Lawyer Says

Potential future open seasons on Mexico’s Sistrangas national pipeline system could be designed to benefit the nation’s state-run energy companies Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) and Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), according to energy and regulatory lawyer Paulina Doen. “At the same time, given that both CFE and Pemex use the Sistrangas system, the open seasons could…

April 22, 2022
Southern Company Unit Sees ‘Foundational’ Natural Gas Role on Path to Net Zero

Southern Company Unit Sees ‘Foundational’ Natural Gas Role on Path to Net Zero

Natural gas, along with existing infrastructure, could underpin efforts by Southern Company Gas to reach net zero direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, according to a new study conducted by consulting firm ICF International Inc. “We are committed to finding sustainable clean energy solutions without burdening our customers,” said Southern Company Gas CEO Kim…

April 1, 2022
Mexico Said at Risk of High Natural Gas Prices, Shortages if U.S. Increases LNG Exports

Mexico Said at Risk of High Natural Gas Prices, Shortages if U.S. Increases LNG Exports

Mexico’s energy system relies heavily on U.S. natural gas and this could lead to price increases and supply shortfalls if the United States focuses more on the liquefied natural gas (LNG) export market, according to analysts at Fitch Ratings Inc. If the U.S. increases gas exports to Europe as a result of Russia’s invasion of…

March 22, 2022
Will Russia-Ukraine Crisis Prompt Biden Administration Reset for Natural Gas and Oil Policy?

Will Russia-Ukraine Crisis Prompt Biden Administration Reset for Natural Gas and Oil Policy?

The backdrop of the Russia-Ukraine conflict could be an opportune time for the Biden administration to improve the United States’ oil and gas investment climate and bolster domestic energy security, the North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) and other industry organizations told NGI. NDPC’s Brady Pelton, vice president, said that Biden “has not really been a…

March 18, 2022
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