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MEXICO ROUND ONE: Executive and Technical Oil & Gas Roadshow

MEXICO ROUND ONE: Executive and Technical Oil & Gas Roadshow

Mexican government officials unveiled information on the oil and gas areas and fields it will make available to private companies in 2015. View the presentations here.

Oil execs present brave faces as prices fall

Oil execs present brave faces as prices fall

BP joined with independent rivals on Tuesday predicting steady investment in energy projects around the world. The executives feel that capital spending plans are safe as long as West Texas Intermediate remain around $80 a barrel. Despite of this, firms have offered very little firm details about 2015 budgets.

UT Austin to Lead $58 Million Effort to Study Potential New Energy Source

UT Austin to Lead $58 Million Effort to Study Potential New Energy Source

Methane hydrate may soon become a new energy source due to a $58 million fund that will allow for a research team, led by The University of Texas at Austin, to explore frozen methane under the Gulf of Mexico.

X Latin American Forum on Energy and the Environment

X Latin American Forum on Energy and the Environment

The Tenth Latin American Forum will be hosted in Mexico City; Spring of 2015. Watch for updates...

Practicing Energy Law in Mexico: A UT Law LL.M.’s Experience

Practicing Energy Law in Mexico: A UT Law LL.M.’s Experience

The UT School of Law Energy Center Presents a lecture by Ariel Ramos, Partner, Haynes and Boone, Mexico City to focus on how an LL.M. in Global Energy, International Arbitration, and Environmental Law has shaped his energy practice.

Platts\' 18th Annual
Mexican Energy Conference

Platts' 18th Annual Mexican Energy Conference

Jorge Piñon will speak about "Capacity Building for Mexico's Oil & Gas Industry" at Platts' 18th annual Mexico Energy Conference that will focus on the current energy reform for electricity, oil and gas and how it will fuel future economic growth.

 

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Argentine Congress passes law aimed at attracting oil investment

In order to lure foreign investment, Argentina’s Congress gave final approval to a law that will revamp energy investment regulations. This new law lowers the minimum investment needed for companies to be exempt from import controls to $250 million (from the previously set $1 billion). The law also allows oil and gas producers to get…

Offshore E&P activities ramping up in Latin America

Latin American nations are ramping up offshore exploration, development, and production activities. This increase is largely due to discovery of new reserves in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela. The economic future of these countries is dependent on their under-explored hydrocarbon region. by Robin Dupre, Offshore Magazine, October 29, 2014 Offshore exploration, development,…

Pdvsa to sell Hovensa refinery to Atlantic Basin Refining

It was announced on Tuesday that PDVSA would be selling its Hovensa refinery to Atlantic Basin Refining in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The refinery, located in Saint Croix has been out of service since 2012, but the agreement between PDVSA and Atlantic Basin Refining will rebuild and restart the refinery in order to employ hundreds…

IMF, regional officials call for energy strategy

Last week, “Unlocking Economic Growth” was held in Montego Bay, Jamaica. In attendance were regional financial ministers, central bank governors, academics and private sector representatives from the Caribbean and officials from the IMF, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Caribbean Development Bank. Three key issues were discussed at the form: inefficient and…

Oil execs present brave faces as prices fall

BP joined with independent rivals on Tuesday predicting steady investment in energy projects around the world. The executives feel that capital spending plans are safe as long as West Texas Intermediate remain around $80 a barrel. Despite of this, firms have offered very little firm details about 2015 budgets. by Robert Grattan and Collin Eaton, Houston…

Argentina will not issue LNG tender before March 2015

Weak consumer demand has lead to the decision that Argentina will not tender for another strip of LNG cargoes until March 2015 or later. by J. Robinson, Platts, October 24, 2014 Argentina will not tender for another strip of LNG cargoes before March 2015 and possibly later, as weak consumer demand continues to saturate the domestic…

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