Policy & Regulation

Incoming Colombian president names energy minister

Maria Fernanda Suarez will be appointed as Colombia's energy minster when Ivan Duque takes office.

19 July 2018 Policy & Regulation
Pipelines in North America

We’re no foe, US exporters tell Trump

US gas exporters enjoy a favourable regulatory environment – but a recent application with the DOE shows they are not taking it for granted.

19 July 2018 Supply & Demand

FERC denies delay in permit approvals

The United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has denied reports it issued letters to LNG project developers warning that permit approvals would be delayed

18 July 2018 Policy & Regulation
Mexico’s president-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Mexico could complete contract audit by H2 2019

Mexico’s president-elect has pledged a full audit of E&P contracts that could be overseen by members of congress or energy ministry officials, according to a prominent lawyer.

10 July 2018 Policy & Regulation

New Mexican government will honour past oil and gas contracts

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will honour oil and gas contracts awarded via the country’s bid rounds in recent years provided no wrongdoing is uncovered during an audit

9 July 2018 Exploration & Production
Javier Iguacel (right), Argentina’s new energy minister

Argentina’s new energy minister will be hands off

Argentina’s new energy minister has reaffirmed the country’s commitment to the ‘free market’, but several structural challenges remain.

5 July 2018 Policy & Regulation
President-elect Andrés Manual López Obrador in a meeting with current President Enrique Peña Nieto .

Mexican oil and gas contracts safe under new president

The threat to Mexico’s private sector from President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador could be overstated, a former senior official tells Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

4 July 2018 Exploration & Production

Argentine energy minister pledges ‘free market’ for fuel prices

Argentina’s new energy minister, Javier Iguacel, has pledged to halt government meddling in the country’s fuel prices and let market forces take effect.

3 July 2018 Policy & Regulation
Abengoa employees doing construction work on a transmission tower in Chile.

Renewables going from strength to strength in Chile

Chile’s improving electricity distribution infrastructure and the government’s emphasis on clean power will boost the country’s development of renewables and CCS.

3 July 2018 Supply & Demand

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

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