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Column: Mexican States Banding Together to Offer Alternative Vision to Economic and Energy Policy

Column: Mexican States Banding Together to Offer Alternative Vision to Economic and Energy Policy

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. Prud’homme was central to the development of Cenagas, the nation’s natural gas pipeline operator, an entity formed in 2015 as part of…

September 11, 2020
Natural Gas Futures Drop as Containment Concerns Mount

Natural Gas Futures Drop as Containment Concerns Mount

Futures declined after the latest government report on gas stockpiles showed that storage is filling quickly The U.S. Energy Information Administration reported an injection of 70 Bcf natural gas into storage for the Sept. 4 week LNG feed gas flows approached 7 Bcf Natural gas futures dropped lower Thursday after the latest government report on…

September 11, 2020
Mexico’s CFE Touts ‘Aggressive’ Plan to Monetize Excess Natural Gas Capacity

Mexico’s CFE Touts ‘Aggressive’ Plan to Monetize Excess Natural Gas Capacity

Mexico state-owned power company Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) is implementing an “aggressive policy” to monetize its excess natural gas transport capacity on each side of the U.S.-Mexico border, according to the head of the two natural gas marketing units. Subsidiary CFE International is the 14th largest natural gas marketer by volume in North America,…

September 10, 2020
Natural Gas Futures Tread Lightly as Cooler Temps Settle In

Natural Gas Futures Tread Lightly as Cooler Temps Settle In

BREAKING: U.S. EIA reports a 70 Bcf injection into storage inventories for the week ended Sept. 4 October natural gas futures clawed out a modest gain as markets mulled positive export data against the prospects of cooler weather Fall containment concerns kept prices in check Spot prices declined amid chillier temperatures across the Rocky Mountains…

September 10, 2020
Mexico Must Make More Natural Gas Pipeline Capacity Available, Experts Say

Mexico Must Make More Natural Gas Pipeline Capacity Available, Experts Say

Mexico’s authorities and state-owned energy companies must coordinate to make more firm natural gas pipeline capacity available for the electric power and industrial segments, according to panelists at the 6th Mexico Gas Summit organized by Industry Exchange LLC. Natural gas accounts for about 65% of Mexico’s power generation, said Francisco Xavier Salazar, founding partner of…

September 9, 2020
Mexico Needs to Develop Domestic Natural Gas Resources, Say Industry Experts

Mexico Needs to Develop Domestic Natural Gas Resources, Say Industry Experts

Mexico needs to work towards developing its vast natural gas resources as it pivots to building an energy matrix around gas and renewables, according to a series of industry panelists who spoke virtually Tuesday at the Mexico Gas Summit.  “We depend on natural gas. If we are going to compete internationally, we need to have…

September 8, 2020
October Natural Gas Futures Rally Late as Heat Soars in California and Signs of LNG Strength Emerge

October Natural Gas Futures Rally Late as Heat Soars in California and Signs of LNG Strength Emerge

Futures finished the trading week on a high note, despite concerns about lofty storage levels and moderating demand when fall weather arrives While slow in the wake of Hurricane Laura, markets anticipated a stronger recovery for U.S. liquefied natural gas exports Cash prices continued to cruise in California as scorching heat blanketed the state After…

September 8, 2020
Q&A with Duncan Wood on Mexico’s Natural Gas Market Development

Q&A with Duncan Wood 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 38th Q&A in the series is with Duncan Wood, Director of the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute and…

September 4, 2020
Natural Gas Futures Eek Out Gain; Cash Prices Climb Higher Amid Heat in the West

Natural Gas Futures Eek Out Gain; Cash Prices Climb Higher Amid Heat in the West

Markets looked past improved U.S. liquefied natural gas export demand and a light storage report to fall weather and eased cooling demand Analysts expect more robust stockpile injections in coming weeks Spot gas prices continued an upward march, with heat intensifying in the West Natural gas futures broke even Thursday as markets looked past improved…

September 4, 2020
Mexico Natural Gas Production by Private E&Ps Seen Developing Allocation Options

Mexico Natural Gas Production by Private E&Ps Seen Developing Allocation Options

The natural gas market in Mexico is a new opportunity for private sector producers, as firms begin to analyze alternative possibilities, according to a research note from consultancy Talanza. “Natural gas has become a worldwide commodity, and particularly in Mexico, a scarce one,” Talanza analyst Daniela Flores said. “In that sense, natural gas-producing companies must…

September 3, 2020