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The Outlook for Mexico's Energy Sector under the AMLO Administration

 

Mexico's new energy model has been controversial in the Mexican regime, but widely held around the world. Since 2013, Mexico has witnessed a deep and rapid opening of its energy sector, as well as several attempts to reform PEMEX and the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE). However, Mexico's energy reform is still incomplete and faces new challenges under a new Andrés Manuel López Obrador administration.

Powering Brazil: The Outlook for Brazil's Energy and Mining Sectors

The Minister's presentation and a transcript of the Minister's remarks and Q&A session (translated into English) are available for download below.
 

Indigenous Partnerships Sustaining North America’s Energy Future

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India-Venezuela Relations: A Case Study in Oil Diplomacy

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Since 2008, India has been the second largest customer for Venezuela’s oil exports, behind only the United States and just a hair’s length ahead of China. Following the U.S. imposition of sanctions against Venezuela’s oil sector last month, India has moved into position as Venezuela’s principal oil market and source of foreign exchange.

Come On Baby, Drive My New Energy Vehicle: Will China Be First to Completely Abandon Combustion-Engine Cars?

China is engaged in a monumental top-down effort to promote the development of new-energy vehicles (NEVs) -- plug-in hybrids, pure-battery electrics, and fuel-cell autos. While China leads the world in NEVs, they are less than 1% of all cars on the street. However, the Chinese government's NEV policies, coupled with tax incentives, aim to push the number of NEV cars sold each year to 20% by 2025.

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