The next Mexican president will inherit a country torn by drug violence. Tackling deep-seated democratic and economic challenges is key to progress.
Mexico’s energy reform will unfortunately only isolate Europe further from the shale oil and gas revolution taking place in North America, Grealy writes. Funds desperately needed for the European energy sector will flow to governments that are truly serious about shale.
Mexican legislators have passed a reform ending the 75-year state grip on the energy sector in overwhelming fashion. The move is aimed at reversing the decline of Mexico's oil output and attracting outside investment into its considerable natural resources.
The budget deal working its way through Congress includes provisions that will open up vast new territories in the western Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas drilling. The budget deal allows for the development of oil and gas reserves that cross national boundaries, and sets up a framework for their joint development.
Surprising and historic political changes in Mexico hold the prospect of reducing the American fear of future waves of illegal migrants across the border.
The US natural gas market is on the verge of a big swing, Forest writes, but it doesn't have to do with liquid natural gas. Instead, there's an interesting and unexpected source of demand for US natural gas.
As people around the world celebrate Earth Day, Mexico City may serve as an unlikely environmental example for cities in developing countries suffering poor air quality.
Aging giant fields produce more than half of global oil supply and are already declining as group, Cobb writes. Research suggests that their annual production decline rates are likely to accelerate.
Official information on the Pemex blast last week is still scant, but the explosion may have shifted perceptions on whether the state-owned oil company should open up to private investment.