Policy & Regulation

Argentina may create auction for wholesale gas supplies

Argentina’s Energy Ministry will create an auction process for wholesale customers to bid for gas supplies during the country’s summer months

2 July 2018 Policy & Regulation

New Mexican president renews pledge to root out corruption

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who has won Mexico’s presidential election on Sunday, has again pledged to review oil and gas contracts for signs of corruption.

2 July 2018 Policy & Regulation
Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the frontrunner in Mexico’s general election

Industry holds its breath in Mexico

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who has taken aim at the private sector, is almost certain to win Mexico’s election on Sunday. What’s in store for the industry?

29 June 2018 Policy & Regulation
Ex Argentine Energy Minister Juan José Aranguren

Argentina’s Aranguren: right guy, wrong time?

Argentina’s former Energy Minister Juan José Aranguren – who was sacked last week – was trying to bring back ‘market’ prices in a tough political climate.

26 June 2018 Policy & Regulation

Cheniere’s Midship pipeline will have little impact on environment – FERC

Cheniere’s proposed Midship pipeline will have no significant impact on the environment, the FERC has said

22 June 2018 Policy & Regulation

New energy minister for Argentina

The government of Argentina said on Saturday that Juan José Aranguren will be replaced as energy minister by Javier Iguacel

18 June 2018 Policy & Regulation
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, front runner in Mexico’s preidential election

Election jitters in Latin America

The left is on the march again in Latin America, sending jitters through the oil and gas industry.

7 June 2018 Policy & Regulation

Mexican oil output could hit 2 MMb/d if policies continue

Mexican oil output could return to 2 MMb/d by around 2022 if reforms continue.

6 June 2018 Exploration & Production

Argentine Senate waters down tariff increase

Argentina’s Senate voted to weaken the government’s proposed increases in gas tariffs on Thursday

1 June 2018 Policy & Regulation

Pressure group plans methane-monitoring satellite

United States-based pressure group the Environmental Defense Fund plans to build and launch a satellite that will measure major global sources of methane

13 April 2018 Policy & Regulation
A Petrobras rig exploring offshore Brazil

Exxon returns to Brazil with $2.7 bln spending spree

The supermajor is angling for a second chance at exploration success in Brazil after a fruitless campaign in 2012.

12 April 2018 Exploration & Production

Mexico publishes prices for trading regions

Mexico’s energy regulator, the CRE, has published an inaugural report of gas prices for six of the country’s trading regions.

22 March 2018 Policy & Regulation
A drillpad in Argentina

Argentina glimpses a gas price

Buenos Aires is successfully weaning the country off energy subsidies. Now there are signs of a real price for gas.

15 March 2018 Policy & Regulation

FERC to issue draft EIS for Alaska LNG in March 2019

The FERC will issue the draft environmental impact statement for the $43 billion Alaska LNG project in March 2019.

14 March 2018 LNG

Tariff exemptions possible for steel and aluminium importers – Trump adviser

Some businesses could obtain exemptions from a plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, a top White House official has said.

5 March 2018 Policy & Regulation

Energy industry opposes Trump’s new import tariffs

The United States energy industry has reacted with dismay to President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminium.

2 March 2018 Supply & Demand

Argentina doubles down on renewables drive

The growth of Argentina’s renewables sector, combined with increasing domestic gas production, is likely to hammer the country's gas and LNG imports.

26 February 2018 LNG

Brazil could decide on Total’s Amazon drilling permit by end of March

Brazilian environmental agency Ibama could decide on Total’s application to drill in the Amazon River Basin as soon as the end of March.

23 February 2018 Exploration & Production

Daily reporting deadline looms for Mexican market traders

Traders on Mexico’s gas market have until the final week of March to comply with new daily reporting requirements imposed by regulators earlier this month

21 February 2018 Policy & Regulation
A gas-fired power barge in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Dominican Republic looks toward gas-fired future

Rubén Jiménez Bichara, an official at the Dominican Republic’s power market coordinator, discusses the future of the country’s gas market.

15 February 2018 LNG

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