Analysis

International companies and local industry groups have blasted Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s new power sector measures.

Do Mexico’s New Power Sector Rules Favor the State?

What do the new rules in Mexico’s power sector entail, and why have the sparked controversy among energy companies and local industry groups?

Héctor Castro Vizcarra, Jeremy Martin, Víctor Rodríguez, Dino Barajas, Geoffrey Jones, Pedro Niembro, Jose L. Valera, Doris Rodriguez, Carlos Chavez, Carlos Ochoa

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A terminal operated by Brazilian state oil company is pictured. // File Photo: Petrobras.

How Are Plunging Oil Prices Changing Petrobras’ Strategies?

What consequences does the global context—with both lower prices and falling demand—have on Petrobras’ long-term strategies and on Brazil’s oil and gas sector in general?

Nathália Weber Neiva Masulino, Vera de Brito de Gyarfas, Cleveland Jones, John Forman

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Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro last month created a commission with the aim of revamping the country’s oil industry, which he said was in a state of emergency. // File Photo: Venezuelan Government.

What Does Maduro’s ‘Energy Emergency’ Mean for Venezuela?

How much will the latest sanctions hurt Venezuela’s oil production and exports, and will the move ultimately result in significantly more pressure on Maduro to step down?

Francisco J. Monaldi, Massimiliano Ballotta, Javier Coronado, Arturo H. Banegas Masiá, Richard N. Sawaya

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Jorge León Joins the Board of Advisors

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jorge León has joined the Dialogue’s weekly Energy Advisor publication’s board of advisors.

Erik Brand

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Editor’s Picks: Top Content from the Energy Advisor 2018

by Erik Brand, Publisher The Latin America Advisor’s editorial team has produced more than 50 editions of the weekly Energy Advisor this year for subscribers at many of the world’s most respected companies, as well as leading universities and government agencies on four continents. I am delighted to share ten…

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Jose Valera Joins the Board of Advisors

We are pleased to announce that Jose L. Valera has joined the Dialogue’s weekly Energy Advisor publication’s board of advisors.

Erik Brand

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Mexican state oil company Pemex’s chief executive, Carlos Treviño, confirmed the discovery of seven reservoirs in two wells in Mexico’s southeast basin. // File Photo: Pemex.

Will Pemex’s New Oil Finds Reverse Output Declines?

Will Pemex’s most recent oil discoveries be enough to reverse the country’s output declines?

Doris Rodriguez, Carlos A. Chávez, Steven P. Otillar, Francisco de Rosenzweig, Maria Cortez, Carlos Ochoa

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Will Argentina Reach Its 20 Percent Renewable Energy Goal by 2025?

Argentina is on track to have 20 percent of its energy come from renewable energy sources by 2025, according to the government, but many hurdles remain and not everyone is convinced that timeline can be met.

Doris Rodriguez, Gonzalo Ariel Viña, Carlos St. James, Regina Ranieri, Roberto Carnicer, Marcelo Álvarez, Oscar Medina

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Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo (L-R) spent more than a year negotiating the modernization of the trilateral trade deal. // File Photo: Mexican Government.

How Does the New USMCA Deal Affect the Energy Sector?

How does USMCA, the new NAFTA deal, affect the energy sector? What are the biggest changes? Will it boost investment and cooperation?

Larry B. Pascal, Nicolás Borda, Pedro Niembro, Murray Smith, Luis Miguel Labardini, Clifford Sosnow

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