Energy executives, government officials, and analysts rely on The Weekly Brief  to start their week with a unique perspective on regional energy trends and developments.

“Every week I see something that I missed.”

 — Enrique Hidalgo, President, ExxonMobil Exploración y Producción México S. de R.L. de C.V.

The Weekly Brief is a critical resource.”

 — José María Lujambio I., Energy Practice Director, Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton

The Weekly Brief: Mexico covers Mexico’s energy value chain, from upstream oil and gas through electricity and renewables. A special NAFTA section will also be included for as long as the renegotiation lasts.

Highlights from this week’s edition include…

Renewables & Electricity. Hola Energía shines in Puebla; and Yucatán invests in renewables.


Natural Gas & Liquid Fuels. Dos Bocas is progressing with troubles; private companies brought 30% more gasoline; and 51,000 robbed fuel liters were secured.


Oil & Gas Upstream. Nahle asked to maintain round contracts and investments; the CNH defended farmouts and auctions; and DEA Deutsche Erdoel and Cheiron will invest in two onshore blocks.


Money & Power. AMLO promises no tax increases; US lawmakers joined Canada and Mexico against tariffs; and Banxico cut growth forecasts.


Déjà vu all over again. Last week’s readers were particularly interested in CFE’s renegotiation of contracts (El Financiero - Spanish); Mexico’s dependency on natural gas (Platts - English); and CFE’s new combined-cycle plants (Platts - English).



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The Weekly Brief: Greater Caribbean covers Central America, the Caribbean islands, and South America’s Caribbean coast, as well as relevant stories from other island nations.

Highlights from this week’s edition include…

Central America. Guatemala launched its power auction; Costa Rica plans to renegotiate power contracts; and the BCIE will invest US$50m in Panamá's power.


Greater Antilles. Jamaica found no illegal connections on its underwater pipelines; Puerto Rico okays the regulatory energy framework; and BPL unveiled a US$95m power plant deal.


Lesser Antilles. St Kitts and Nevis and the EU partnered up on renewables; and the EU plans to broaden its tax haven blacklist, including Bermuda.


South America’s Caribbean Coast. Ecopetrol signed a deal for an offshore block; Apache will drill an offshore well in Suriname; and the Caño Limón pipeline was bombed yet again.


Déjà vu all over again. Last week’s readers were particularly interested in PDVSA’s spot crude (English); Punta Catalina’s coming online (English); and the Beauséjour wind park...

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