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. CFE to invest in the Bajío; Tabasco will owe CFE no more; and uncertainty surrounds the Mexican power market.

 

Natural Gas & Liquid Fuels. Moody's expects refinery construction cost overruns; and gasoline imports dropped.

 

Oil & Gas Upstream. Chevron gains exploration approval; the Baker Institute says Mexico's shale is a no-go; and Pemex is looking for a deepwater fresh start.

 

Money & Power. S&P does not care about Pemex's financial package; FocusEconomics kept Mexico's GDP outlook; and the USMCA ratification gets closer.

 

Déjà vu all over again. Last week’s readers were particularly interested in AMLO’s clean energies goal (El Economista - Spanish); the self-sufficient energy strategy (El Financiero - Spanish); and the Golfo 1 wind park (El Financiero - Spanish).

 

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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. Central America focuses on geothermal energy; Moody's warns Nicaragua of the effect of its tax reform; and the IMF and Honduras reached a deal.

 

Greater Antilles. Jamaica keeps looking for oil; the Mayajigua solar park was connected to the grid; and Puerto Rico will boost clean energy financing.

 

Lesser Antilles. Enhanced oil recovery was approved at the Innis-Trinity field; BORCO will change hands again; and NuStar Energy sold its St. Eustatius terminal.

 

South America’s Caribbean Coast. The Orinoco Belt crude production fell; Colombian oil reserves are up and gas reserves down; and Petromil kicked off operations in Colombia.

 

Déjà vu all over again. Last week’s readers were particularly interested in Puerto Rico’s coal (English); Inde’s natural gas project (Spanish); and ExxonMobil’s plans in Guyana (English).

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