Category Archives: Mexico Energy Intelligence

Unitization in Mexico’s oil and gas fields

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Unitization in Mexico’s oil and gas fields In July, Talos Energy LLC caused a stir in energy policy circles in Mexico when it announced that a reservoir on its block extended into a block held by Pemex. Normally, in such situations, the party into whose lease area the reservoir extends must show that it is Continue Reading

MEI 853 – Outlook for Diesel Imports

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Outlook for Diesel Imports: Analysis of SENER import permits HOUSTON —This report examines the list of more than 300 diesel import permits that had been issued by Mexico’s Energy Regulatory Commission (SENER) as of Aug. 14, 2017. The data are published by date of the permit, not alphabetically by company (Table 3) or by volume 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

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

Houston Roadshow for Mexico’s Round Two

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Houston Roadshow for Mexico’s Round Two MEI REPORT NO. 840 – Houston, March 21, 2017 On March 9, 2017, a Houston audience was presented with an overview of the upcoming lease auctions in Mexico’s Round 2. The principal speaker was Juan Carlos Zepeda, president of the National Hydrocarbon Commission. Accompanying him were Salvador Ugalde with the Continue Reading

Security risk and rule of law in Mexico

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Security risk and rule of law in Mexico: Basic Considerations MEI Report No. 838 February 17, 2017 In the light of the disruptions of highway traffic and commerce, including vandalism, that took place nationwide in Mexico during the first two weeks of January, a fresh look at the issues of security and rule of law Continue Reading

Bilingual Glossary of ASEA safety guidelines for E&P

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Mexico’s Hydrocarbon Safety Agency (ASEA) was created by law in the Energy Reform of 2014 as an agency to provide public oversight over the entire hydrocarbon value chain, from seismic surveys to service stations.