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. Nuevo León and Tamaulipas plan two new wind parks; and the biggest wind park in Latin America is open.


Natural Gas & Liquid Fuels. ExxonMobil will use Kinder Morgan's pipeline; the CRE eased pipeline use requirements; and Mexico's natural gas demand was hit by pipeline delays.


Oil & Gas Upstream. Murphy Oil plans to drill in Mexico.


Money & Power. A NAFTA deal may be reached this month; Pemex workers were hurt by fuel robbery; and July brought more expensive gasoline and tomatoes.


Déjà vu all over again. Last week’s readers were particularly interested in AMLO’s plans for hydropower (Platts – English); the Texas-Tuxpan pipeline’s problems with pollution (El Financiero – Spanish); and Quintana Roo’s new solar plant (El Financiero – Spanish).


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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 will restart the dialogue over Sacjá's hydropower; and the IMF studies the importance of Guatemala's remittances.


Greater Antilles. Seprod Investing will build two LNG power plants in Jamaica; the Dominican Republic’s Energy and Mines Ministry asked to discuss the electricity pact; and every city in Puerto Rico has now regained power.


Lesser Antilles. BP is rekindling Trinidad and Tobago's operations; the Bahamas tourist officials were updated on power plans; and Touchstone published its operational and drilling schedule.


South America’s Caribbean Coast. Colombia's Caño Limón-Coveñas pipeline was halted by explosions; Crystallex won the right to seize Venezuela's oil refineries in the US; and Guyana may want to verify ExxonMobil's figures.


Déjà vu all over again. Last week’s readers were particularly interested in Haiti’s power grid construction (English); BVI’s...

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