Reading the Mexican Tea Leaves for 2019

On the eve of President elect López Obrador’s inauguration, we have some thoughts on what 2019 might hold.   Can Crude Stop the Slide? President elect López Obrador (AMLO) has… Read More.

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A Step Forward, Backward, and Sideways

January 12, 2018

    College football season is officially over, and once again the Alabama Crimson Tide have come out on top. South of the border, however, a new season is coming:… Read More.

Our 2018 Wish List

December 22, 2017

  I know, I know … it’s the holiday season and everyone’s busy running around. With competition for eyeballs at an all-time high, I’ve decided to keep the year’s final… Read More.

Volumes and Issues

December 15, 2017

  As we approach the end of the year, Mexico looks like a much different market than it did just 12 months ago. The country is increasingly home to non-Pemex… Read More.

The Year in Review

December 8, 2017

  After getting off to a slow start, Mexico’s energy reforms kicked into high gear during 2017. Attracted by the prospect of building a market from the ground up, many… Read More.

From Monopoly to Free Market

December 1, 2017

    As Mexico continues its phased deregulation of the country’s retail fuels market, Pemex finds itself in an unfamiliar position: Forced to compete. Indeed, it’s a busy time for… Read More.

No One Said It Was Gonna Be Easy

November 15, 2017

  As the Mexican fuels market continues to mature, domestic firms are running into roadblocks as they seek to develop the infrastructure necessary to ensure a stable supply chain. Systemic… Read More.

Greater than the Gulf

November 8, 2017

  The deregulation of Mexico’s refined fuels market has been a boon to American firms, particularly those operating in the USGC. But the opportunities made available in Mexico’s emerging market… Read More.

What Are You Doing About Mexico?

November 1, 2017

  September saw Mexico’s six refineries eke out their lowest levels of gasoline production in 27 years. Combined with a steady growth in demand for refined fuels, the obvious question… Read More.

Feeling Confident

October 25, 2017

  Last week I joined over 230 industry professionals in Houston for the Argus Mexican Refined Products Markets Conference. As always, Argus put on a terrific event, and I left feeling as bullish as… Read More.