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. Windarmex will build 200 wind towers; IGSA will develop solar parks; and NeoPetrol will explain the benefits of cogeneration.


Natural Gas & Liquid Fuels. The Tuxpan-Tula pipeline was stopped by amparo; LP gas suppliers demand fewer administrative obstacles; and Pemex uses incentives to maintain its gas station market.


Oil & Gas Upstream. Pemex is getting a new farmout package ready; the CRE asked for regulatory coordination to help oil projects; and Wood Mackenzie thinks Mexico's oil projects are competitively located.


Money & Power. NAFTA entered an intensive phase; the UN Cepal lowered Mexico’s growth forecast; and inflation dropped.


Déjà vu all over again. Last week’s readers were particularly interested in the delays in 70% of the clean energy projects (El Financiero – Spanish); Atlas Renewable Energy’s solar...

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Greater Caribbean

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’s Trelec will bet on six power substations; Costa Rica should bet on solar power; and Empresa Eléctrica de Guatemala will auction 77MW.


Greater Antilles. New Fortress will build and operate a plant for Jamalco; and Raul Castro’s successor will probably maintain his legacy.


Lesser Antilles. Bahama MP is happy with Oban Energies; two LNG giants are after a BPL contract; and the T&T government cannot comment on NGC and CNC's gas price.


South America’s Caribbean Coast. The IMF criticized Exxon's deal with Guyana; Norway will help improve Colombia’s oil sector; and Venezuela restored air and sea travel with Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao.


Déjà vu all over again. Last week’s readers were particularly interested in the Bahamas’ clean energy (English); Barbados’ oil exploration (English); and Cuba’s oil...

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