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New opportunities in Mexico for gasoline and diesel trade

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New opportunities in Mexico for gasoline and diesel trade HOUSTON — See outlines to our new reports (three) on gasoline imports. outlines for report Nos. 854, 855 and 856. Click here to inquire about our subscription plans or to purchase individual reports. If you’ve not yet registered to receive email from Mexico Energy Intelligence, and Continue Reading

Energy Topics for NAFTA Renegotiation

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Energy Topics for NAFTA Renegotiation: What President Trump’s negotiators might propose HOUSTON — We have not yet heard from the Trump Administration regarding what topics, if any, there might be of concern in relation to energy in the upcoming NAFTA renegotiations; the list of 16 topics in Table 1 reflects concerns heard in Houston and Continue Reading

MEI 852 Midstream issues in NAFTA negotiations

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MEI 852 Midstream issues in NAFTA negotiations Need for greater market access and additional trade remedy measures HOUSTON — This report offers “Talking Points” for U.S. and Canadian trade representatives who are in the current round of NAFTA negotiations. The principal concern to be voiced is the lack of market access to Mexico’s motor fuel Continue Reading

Overcoming the American accent in Spanish

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Overcoming the American accent in Spanish APPROACHING SPANISH VIA COMPARATIVE LINGUISTICS A STATE-MAJORITY OWNED COMPANY FOR OFFSHORE EXPLORATION HOUSTON — This report is a major “workover” (in drilling terms) of a report issued in 2012. The arrival in Mexico of upwards of 50 operators from around the world since 2015 creates a new need for Continue Reading

Economic impact of CNH lease auctions

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Economic impact of CNH lease auctions: A Credible narrative is needed HOUSTON, July 6, 2017: Public Policy Perspectives 10047 — This report raises general and particular questions about the auctions taking place under the banner of the Energy Reform of 2013-14. The topic of inquiry is the lease auction conducted by the National Hydrocarbon Commission Continue Reading

Glossary of Mexico’s Motor Fuel Standards

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Glossary of Mexico’s Motor Fuel Standards: Preparing for non-Pemex imports MEI 836 (Houston) — On June 26, 2016, the CRE authorized 10% ethanol gasoline for Mexico, reversing an earlier policy that excluded U.S. ethanol-enriched gasoline from entering the Mexico market. Download sample pages of this 28-page glossary by clicking MEI 836 Glossary of Mexico’s Motor Continue Reading

Why Mexico needs a 2nd national oil company

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Why Mexico needs a 2nd national oil company A state-majority owned company for offshore exploration At a Mexico panel at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) on May 4, speakers worried that the pace of exploration in deep-water areas is too slow to build the needed “E&P Village.” During the Q&A, the status of Pemex as Continue Reading