Category Archives: Mexico Energy Intelligence

MEI 794: Lawyers Ponder Mexican Energy

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Lawyers Ponder Mexican Energy: Annual Meeting of the US-Mexico Bar Association This report provides a partial record of the panel discussions and offline conversations about energy questions that concerned speakers at the annual meeting of the US-Mexico Bar Association (USMBA), which was held in Houston, November 4-6, 2015. The keynote speaker was Carlos Morales Gil, the Continue Reading

Pemex Response to New Natural Gas Regulations

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Market Comment 081 Pemex Response to New Natural Gas Regulations This report republishes, with retrospective comments, our earlier report of Nov. 17, 1995. That report was about the roll-out of the natural gas law and regulations on Nov. 8, 1995, that began with presentations at Los Pinos that was attended by some 400 guests. Afterwards, there Continue Reading

Cuba and Mexico: Impressions of a first-time visitor to Cuba

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MEI Market Note 080: Cuba and Mexico: Impressions of a first-time visitor to Cuba CUBA — This report, based on a four-day visit to Cuba (October 19-22, 2015), offers a half-dozen comparisons with Mexican society and public institutions. Cuba and Mexico have maintained diplomatic relations during the decades of the American export embargo, and each society Continue Reading

University of Macondo: The Need for a Continuing Conversation

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MEI 793 University of Macondo: The Need for a Continuing Conversation HOUSTON — The continuing importance of the Macondo blowout and oil spill of 2010 lies not only in the need to better understand the physical and social science of the incident; it also lies in the need for stakeholders in petroleum provinces where there are Continue Reading

Safe Seas Conference in Havana: Presenting Post-Macondo solutions to Cuba

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MEI Report 792 Safe Seas Conference in Havana Havana, Cuba — This report gives a sense of the presentations and discussions that took place in Havana during October 19-22 at the first international oil conference held in Cuba following the renewal of diplomatic relations with the United States at the end of 2014. The event was Continue Reading

A mini-dictionary of National Content rules in Mexico

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A mini-dictionary of National Content rules in Mexico MEI Report 791 — National Content: A Lexical Guide to Legal Dispositions Our new, 32-page report provides a mini-dictionary of terms and legal dispositions related to National Content in Mexico. The inspiration for the development of the dictionary was a panel on national content that was held Continue Reading

PetroBowl 2015: Career prospects for Mexican petroleum engineers

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PetroBowl 2015: Career prospects for Mexican petroleum engineers Market Comment 079 (HOUSTON) — For the first time in its 14-year history, SPE’s international contest for students of petroleum engineering was won by a team from outside the United States. That team was from Mexico’s National University (UNAM). This report retraces the contours of a conversation Continue Reading