Eni Announces New Discovery Offshore Mexico

Eni announced Monday a new discovery on the Yopaat-1 EXP exploration well in Block 9, approximately 63 kilometers off the coast in the mid-deep water of the Cuenca Salina in the Sureste Basin, offshore Mexico. The preliminary estimates indicate a discovered potential of around 300-400 million barrels equivalents (Mboe) of oil and associated gas in place.

Private Investment Boosts Mexico’s Oil And Gas Sector

Mexico still has a strong potential for oil and gas despite faltering due to nationalisation policies and a poor health and safety record in recent years. Despite a poor track record from Mexico’s state-owned oil company Pemex and the introduction of policies that have pushed away foreign investors, recent developments show that Mexico’s oil and gas industry may have a long way to go before the green transition curbs demand.

U.S. Prepares Ultimatum to Mexico Over Energy Dispute: Give Us Your Markets, Now

In the next few weeks, the U.S. government plans to send Mexico an ultimatum, with the intention of breaking the deadlock in talks around Mexican President López Obrador’s (AMLO) energy policy. The dispute centers on the 2021 proposed amendments to Mexico’s Electricity Industry Law, which give priority to their own Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) over […]