Energy Reform: Losing Heads.

Energy Reform: Losing Heads.

When Strategy asked this correspondent to follow Mexico’s energy policy, oil prices were in record levels and renewable energy sources were in fashion, including madness like growing co ...

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Mining New Ways to Protect the Environment

Mining New Ways to Protect the Environment

Despite the recent decline in the price of precious metals, conflicts continue to bubble up throughout Latin America as communities, activists, governments, and the mining industry work ...

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The Fall of Mexican Oil Myths (3)

The Fall of Mexican Oil Myths (3)

In this article we will finish our review about how President Enrique Peña’s energy reform and low oil prices contribute to demolish traditional views in Mexico. Myth 5: Pemex suffered ...

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The Fall of Mexican Oil Myths (2)

The Fall of Mexican Oil Myths (2)

In a previous article we started to review some myths about oil in Mexico that have been challenged specially by President Peña’s energy reform. This collapse doesn’t mean oil is not a ...

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Hurting or Helping? Declining Oil Prices in Latin America

Hurting or Helping? Declining Oil Prices in Latin America

As crude oil prices continue to plummet in the face of a global oil glut, energy producers and policymakers dependent on oil revenue in Latin America have had to reconsider strategy. Co ...

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Oil in Mexico: Transparent but Almost Empty

Oil in Mexico: Transparent but Almost Empty

  By: Charles B. Published: July, 2015   In June we wrote about horrible problems in Mexico concerning safety and corruption some days before mid-term elections. Surprisingly, ...

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Education and Energy in Mexico

Education and Energy in Mexico

By: Charles B. Published: June, 2015 This report is written some days before Mexicans go to the polls to renew the House of Representatives as well as several other important positions. ...

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PANAMA: Seeking Energy Solutions

PANAMA: Seeking Energy Solutions

Panama is facing the energy challenges of the past head-on with the solutions of the future. Infrastructure, diversification, and a new regulatory environment are defining Panama’s ener ...

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Ana Amicarella of Aggreko: Powering Economies

Ana Amicarella of Aggreko: Powering Economies

Temporary power is no longer just an emergency solution. From special events to off-grid development to supplementing national grids, interim power solutions are dynamically filling a w ...

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Clear and Shallow Waters

Clear and Shallow Waters

By: Charles B. Published: March, 2015 The last quarter of 2014 has been a nightmare for the Mexican government due to turmoil in both domestic and external fronts. A tragic chapter was ...

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Energy Reform Underway in Mexico

Energy Reform Underway in Mexico

By: Charles B. Published: September, 2014 On August 11, 2014, Mexico announced the new set of laws that allows private investment in energy. This sector was formally closed to private a ...

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Mexico: Land of Volcanoes

Mexico: Land of Volcanoes

By: Charles B. Published: July, 2014 Everyone knows that in oil production you obtain an economic rent from a resource that has been provided by nature. The easier it is to get that oil ...

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New Light and Power for Mexico

New Light and Power for Mexico

By: Charles B. Published: June, 2014 Oil and gas have gotten all the international attention in recent discussions of energy reform in Mexico. Less attention has been paid to electricit ...

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