Oil & Gas Journal - Implementing the Trans-Border Hydrocarbons Agreement with Mexico should be as high a priority for the U.S. as a final decision on a cross-border permit for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline from Canada, members of a US House panel asserted.
MENAFN - The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said natural gas shipments to Mexico climbed by 24 percent last year to 1.69 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d). The EIA said that natural gas imports make up 30 percent of Mexico's total supply.
Bloomberg - Mexico’s photovoltaic capacity could treble this year driven by the richest households and the first large-scale plants, according to the head of its solar lobbying group.
Sentido Comun - Sempra Mexico, the Mexican subsidiary of Sempra Energy in San Diego, said its parent company agreed to change its name to Nova Energy Infrastructure, which did not disclose the reason for the name change.
Washington Times - A senior Obama administration official voiced optimism about the growing economic relationship between the U.S. and Mexico, stressing that energy sector ties between the two nations have “enormous potential for progress.”
Bloomberg - Sempra Energy plans to raise at least $500 million in an initial public offering of its Mexico business, two people with direct knowledge of the sale said. The company’s IPO would mark the first energy company offering in Mexico.
Financial Times - Mexico's Pemex chief Emilio Lozoya says shale gas production will spur manufacturing resurgence and make the hemisphere the world's "new Middle East."
UPI - A housing project in Guadalajara is going solar with help from Mississippi's Solar America Corp., an innovator in the cost-saving technology. The Los Conejos housing project is under construction in Tonola, a suburb of Guadalajara.
My SA - A new pipeline project will help move Eagle Ford Shale natural gas into Mexico's growing energy market. Houston-based NET Midstream announced it will build a 124-mile pipeline to transport natural gas from the Eagle Ford Shale region to the Mexican border.
Bloomberg - Mexico might receive a spot cargo of liquefied natural gas from Peru today, Friday, according to ship- tracking data. The Ribera Del Duero Knutsen is scheduled to arrive at Manzanillo LNG terminal on Mexico’s west coast.