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Energy Reform is good for everyone

Mexican authorities expects that the Energy Reform generate substantial modifications in the hydrocarbons sector. It would help the sector to grow and face the current difficult economic situation. But not only people involve in the Energy Sector could take advantage of this changes.

Friday, July 15th, 2016

Mexico keeps strengthening its international relations

Last week we wrote about the International Cooperation Agreement between Mexico and France that took place in Merida (Yucatán). Now it is time to talk about the relations between Mexico, Norway and Italy.

Monday, July 11th, 2016

OECD believes that Mexico has a strong macroeconomic framework

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), believes that Mexico has a solid macroeconomic framework to address “very troubled waters” in the current economic situation.

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Mexico and France joined academic forces

Last week the international cooperation agreement between Mexico and France to strengthen education in oil, gas and coal studies was made public in Yucatán.

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

“Impunity packages” for PRI politicians

The National Action Party (PAN) has reported in recent days that the outgoing governors in Chihuahua, Quintana Roo and Veracruz are preparing “impunity packages” to avoid investigations by new governments.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Banco of Mexico increases interest rate

Last Thursday the Bank of Mexico (Banxico) announced a new rise in interest rates, which now stand at 4.25%, increasing half a percentage point.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Mexican deputies are among most expensive in the world

According to the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness (IMCO), some state legislatures are more expensive than parliaments in developing countries, such as France, Japan, among others.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

Dominance and newsworthiness

We are learning from Hydrocarbons Mexico that when one company, especially the NOC, dominates completely the industry, the news is all about them. In the light of Rubiales reversion to ECP last Friday, this week’s rant will be about increasing NOC-dominance and what it means for the industry.

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Brexit’s consequences for Mexico

After UK voted to leave the European Union, there were global implications and Mexico has not been immune to this decision.

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Mexico’s energy sector continues opening to the world

With Energy Reform, many changes in Mexico’s oil sector are expected. As we mentioned a few days ago, one of the first changes was the inclusion of a foreign private company (Renaissance Oil Corp.) in hydrocarbons extraction in the country, after 78 years of a Pemex monopoly.

Monday, June 27th, 2016