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Coming Soon: ELB Enhanced News Aggregator

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Dear Readers, In the coming weeks, ELB will be featuring an enhanced, searchable news aggregator with new options! Until then, please stay informed using ELB’s current hourly news aggregator in your favorite language! Estimados lectores: Próximamente, ELB desarollará un agregador de noticias mejorado y con opciones nuevas! Mientras tanto, manténganse informados por medio del actual agregador…

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Energy Latam Blog | 2016 Jan | W2 – 4

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Weekly Highlights Mexico While Brazil’s corruption perception ranking took a hit in Transparency International’s index, Mexico’s remained steady (see map). 2015 was a year to celebrate predictability, but corruption remains an issue with which Mexico must contend as it continues to implement energy reforms. Nonetheless, in contrast with the region’s largest economy, the Mexican government…

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Wed, 27 Jan: Joint Weekly Highlights

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Wed, 27 Jan: Joint Weekly Highlights

Dear Readers, I will publish joint Weekly Highlights for weeks 2 to 4 on Wednesday, the 27th of January. Until then, please stay current using ELB’s hourly news aggregator in your favorite language!   Estimados lectores: Publicaré Weekly Highlights para las 2a a 4a semanas el miércoles, 27 de enero.  Mientras tanto, manténganse informados por medio del agregador…

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Energy Latam Blog | 2016 Jan | W1

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Weekly Highlights (plus a bonus) Feliz Año Nuevo | Happy New Year | Feliz Ano 2016!! Venezuela Earlier this week, newly elected opposition lawmakers were sworn in (English) to the Venezuelan Congress. The opposition won a super majority in Congress that is being challenged by the ruling Socialist party (PSUV). The country’s state-owned oil company,…

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Energy Latam Blog | 2015 Dec | W3-4

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Energy Latam Blog | 2015 Dec | W3-4

Weekly Highlights Mexico Pemex‘s oil price hit a low (Spanish) last week when the Mexican mix fell to $27 per barrel, and it continued flirting with record prices (Spanish) as it closed yesterday at $26.54 USD. Prices at this level hover close to the cost of production (estimated to be between $23 and $29 USD…

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22 December: Joint Weekly Highlights

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22 December: Joint Weekly Highlights

Dear Readers, ELB will publish joint Weekly Highlights for weeks 3 and 4 on Tuesday, the 22nd of December. In addition to the usual updates, they will include a brand new image series! Until then, please stay current using ELB’s hourly news aggregator in your favorite language!   Estimados lectores: Publicaré Weekly Highlights para la 3a y 4a…

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Energy Latam Blog | 2015 Dec | W2

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Energy Latam Blog | 2015 Dec | W2

Weekly Highlights Mexico Pemex is looking at entering external markets and is scheduled to open five total franchise (English) gas stations in Houston in December 2015 to test the U.S. market. Pemex brand recognition is high among the large percentage of Hispanics residing in Houston. The new stations are part of a larger strategy (Spanish) to increase…

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Energy Latam Blog | 2015 Dec | W1

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Energy Latam Blog | 2015 Dec | W1

Originally Published: 01 December 2015 Note: The new version of ELB’s site will be available in the coming days! Please excuse any site outages and enjoy the below Weekly Highlights. Questions or requests? claudia.espinosa@energylatamblog.com La versión nueva del sitio ELB estará disponible en los próximos días! Favor de disculpar cualquier interrupción. Espero que les gusten los Weekly Highlights para…

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Energy Latam Blog | 2015 Nov | W3

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Energy Latam Blog | 2015 Nov | W3

Mexico This week, the Mexican Energy Secretariat is accepting bids in its first electricity market auction since the restructuring of the Mexican electricity sector in 2013. Winners will be awarded 15-year contracts for generation projects and 20-year clean energy licenses (CELs). They will be announced at the end of March 2016 (Spanish). TransCanada now has…

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Energy Latam Blog | 2015 Nov | W2

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Energy Latam Blog | 2015 Nov | W2

Mexico The president of GE Mexico, Raúl Gallegos, expressed that investment and energy reforms in Mexico will allow GE to move forward with energy projects that were put on hold this year. GE maintains a tempered but positive outlook (Spanish) regarding its opportunities for growth in Mexico’s energy market. Mexico issued the first concession license for…

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