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Private oil production record; Wintershall Dea investment increase; Investor Distrust — HCM for 2021 06 04

The production of private oil companies reached the highest level since it has been measured; Wintershall Dea increases investment in Ogarrio, Fitch Ratings warns private investors have lost trust in Mexico

Thursday, June 3rd, 2021

Pemex fuel production down, imports up; No more than 2M for the NOC; Roma exploratory well approved — HCM for 2021 06 03

Pemex was forced to import more fuel to cover for a 25% drop in output in April; AMLO assures the NOC will produce no more than 2Mbd; Roma Energy gets an exploratory well approved by the CNH

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

Pemex April crude production; Pemex fuel pricing restored, Less stolen fuel in 2020– HCM for 2021 06 02

Production of crude and equivalent stayed nearly even in April 2021, Mexican judges also strike down AMLO re-monopolization of Pemex fuel distribution; A noted drop in fuel robbery reported by the NOC.

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

Hydrocarbons Law starts then stops; Betting on Deer Park — HCM Monthly for 2021 06 01

AMLO signed the Hydrocarbons Law into effect in May, only to have it halted by the judicial system. The Mexican President promises a Supreme Court showdown, and his bet on buying out Shell at the Deer Park Refinery in Texas has many questioning the financial implications.

Monday, May 31st, 2021

Deer Park is a risky bet; Private fuel investments at stake — HCM for 2021 05 31

Lots of reactions to AMLO’s announcement that Pemex will buy the Deer Park refinery, few are positive, and changes to the fuel industry regulation and structure puts MXN 20B of private investment at risk.

Friday, May 28th, 2021

Hokchi Energy block plans; Pemex Soledad Investment; AMLO, Romero claim NOC drained by private companies — HCM for 2021 05 28

Hokchi Energy received approval for its work plan from the CNH, Pemex will invest up to US$ 40M in the Soledad assignment, AMLO and Romero claim Pemex became a cash cow for private companies under past administrations

Thursday, May 27th, 2021

Jaguar E&P approval, Pemex Octli investment, Natural gas opportunities — HCM for 2021 05 27

CNH approves Jaguar E&P’s Miguel Hidalgo field transition program, Pemex has plans to develop the Octli field and IEnova targets regasification for growth despite Mexico’s slow energy transition.

Thursday, May 27th, 2021

End the Huachicol, Poor Exploration Outlook, Pemex buys out Shell in Deer Park – HCM for 2021 05 26

AMLO continues on his crusade to return the fuel monopoly to Pemex claiming it is necessary due to corruption, the exploration strategy of Pemex is creating risks for public finances in the future and Pemex will now buy the 50% stake of Shell in the Houston based Deer Park refinery. 

Tuesday, May 25th, 2021

Trade Agreements; Pemex SEC conflict brewing; Pemex Copali Well — HCM for 2021 05 25

Northern neighbors called on Mexico to respect investments, Pemex’s lax reporting standards could be creating a conflict with the SEC, the NOC has a green light for its Copali well.

Monday, May 24th, 2021

Returning to Chicontepec; Bunker Oil Production; Pemex to Reacquire Plants — HCM for 2021 05 24

Despite a need for Fracking, Pemex is planning to resurrect its attempts at producing the Chicontepec resource; the NOC’s bunker oil production is hitting new highs: and Pemex also plans to reacquire two hydrogen plants.

Friday, May 21st, 2021