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CNH on changes in oil rounds

Mexico wants to boost the oil sector and the government has made several adjustments in requirements to take part in the oil rounds since the beginning of Energy Reform. The National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) talked about these changes and the goal of making them.

Friday, August 4th, 2017
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“Oil exploration in Mexico is the most intense in the world”: Coldwell

Energy Secretary Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, said that investments made after Energy Reform was enacted have allowed Mexico to discover more deposits now than at any time during the last 70 years.

Thursday, July 27th, 2017
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Renegotiation of NAFTA

The arrival of Donald Trump to the white house has caused much uncertainty in Mexico. One of his promises was to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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CRE expects investments of US$219B for energy projects in Mexico

The Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) said that there should be a regional integration with the US and Canada to create a worldwide economic competing bloc.

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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CNH will offer 30 blocks in Round 2.4

CNH will offer 30 blocks in Round 2.4

Mexico will carry out a new oil Round next year; it will be the eighth auction since 2014, when Energy Reform started. There are high expectations from the success of previous rounds. Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, Energy Secretary, talked about this new Round.

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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CNH tops NRGI’s transparency list

The National Institute of Natural Resources and Governance (NRGI) highlighted the National Hydrocarbons Commission’s (CNH) transparency measures, although other Mexican entities fell 11 places in four years in 2017’s NRGI Index of Governance.

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Pemex only responded to 30 out of 210 requests from INAI

The National Institute for Access to Information and Protection of Personal Data (INAI) asked Pemex for information on its subcontracted employees, but the NOC declared most of the required information as “non-existent.”

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Staff dedicated to R&D decreases 60%

Staff dedicated to R&D decreases 60%

Mexican authorities are celebrating the excellent results of the past rounds, but it seems that they have neglected an important aspect of the sector, Research and Development (R&D). The number of people working in this area has declined considerably in recent years.

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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States receive fewer resources for oil funds

The states that were affected the most by budget cuts in the industry were San Luis Potosí, Chiapas, Hidalgo, Durango and Nuevo León.

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Mexico will soon be a major oil producer again: says Peña

Mexico will soon be a major oil producer again: says Peña

Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico, spoke about the Mexican oil sector and its prospects for the future. He is optimistic and stressed the importance of Energy Reform to boost the industry.

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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