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AMLO’s energy team

President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) wants to reactivate and boost the growth and development of the Mexican energy sector. He has announced his working group for this sector, which is characterized by having unusual profiles for the positions.

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
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Oil FDI in 3Q18

Oil FDI in 3Q18

The election of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) created much concern between investors due to his proposals against private investment, especially in the oil industry. Total Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) decreased during the third quarter of 2018, but this metric showed a positive behavior in the oil sector, despite concerns.

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
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Bezanilla talks fracking

Alejandro Bezanilla, an academic at Mexico’s Center for Atmospheric Sciences (CCA), spoke about the alleged risks of developing fracking in the country.

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
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AMLO’s refinery: yes or no?

Rocio Nahle, who will soon be in charge of the Energy Secretariat (Sener), spoke about the importance of developing AMLO’s refinery project in Tabasco. Deputies of Mexico’s Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) think otherwise.

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Oil rounds’ future

The oil rounds were positioned as one of the main ways to leverage the country’s oil potential. However, the election of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) questioned the continuity of these processes and it seems like there is already a negative decision on the future of such auctions.

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
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Natural gas concerns continue

Natural gas concerns continue

Mexico is facing times of great uncertainty due to Pemex’s inability to meet local demand for natural gas. Concerns have recently increased due to talk about cancelation of some gas contracts. Representatives from various sectors spoke about this situation.

Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Oil crisis in the south region

Pemex continues to report poor operational metrics around the country. This situation has generated economic crisis in various oil producing areas and the southern region is one of the most affected.

Monday, November 19th, 2018
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“Tabasco’s economy cannot depend on oil”: Nuñez

According to Tabasco’s governor, Arturo Nuñez, the oil crisis ‘sank’ the economy of Tabasco, altering the state’s budget.

 

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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IMF talks AMLO’s challenges

According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the new government will receive extra resources to execute its goals, but success will depend on the continuation of structural reforms.

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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That might not work, AMLO

The President-elect proposed rolling the National Hidrocarbons Comission (CNH) and the Energy Regulatory Comision (CRE) into the Energy Secretariat (Sener). Experts explain why that might be against the law.

Monday, November 12th, 2018
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