EGP gets two clients for wind farm project

Recharge - Italian developer Enel Green Power has nailed down two power purchase agreements with Delphi Automotive and Banamex worth $485 million for its 100 MW Dominca wind farm in the central Mexican state of San Luis Potosi.

Mexico aims to cut emissions from housing

Thomson Reuters Foundation – Mexican policymakers, who see cutting residential emissions as essential have turned to a so-called Eco House program that offers buyers of newly built homes increased comfort and energy cost savings.

White House opposes pact with Mexico on drilling

The Hill - The White House said Tuesday that it opposes House legislation to implement a 2012 administration pact with Mexico on Gulf of Mexico drilling cooperation, citing “unnecessary, extraneous provisions that seriously detract from the bill.”

Enel Green Power gets funds for Oaxaca wind project

Recharge - Italian renewables developer Enel Green Power has tied up a $100 million loan from BBVA to help finance planned investments in Oaxaca, where the company currently has almost 200 MW of capacity, including wind and hydro installations.

PAN announces energy overhaul program

EFE - Mexico's conservative opposition National Action Party, or PAN, said it had come up with an "extraordinarily cutting-edge" energy-sector overhaul plan, although it refrained from providing any details on the proposal for the time being.

Pemex names bidders for oil auction

Reuters - Spanish oil company Repsol and China's Sinopec are among the 16 energy firms and consortia that have qualified for next month's auction of six blocks in Mexico's Chicontepec basin, state-run oil monopoly Pemex said on Tuesday.

Clouds gather over touting of new oil dawn

Reuters - The vast Ku Maloob Zaap oil field is the jewel in the crown of Mexico's oil industry, pumping one in every three barrels of crude the country produces. But behind the luster, Pemex quietly expects a gloomier future for the aging field.

Vestas wins pact for Sempra's Baja wind farm

Bloomberg - Vestas Wind Systems, a the wind-turbine maker, won a 155-megawatt order from Infraestructura Energetica Nova, the Mexican unit of U.S. natural-gas utility Sempra Energy. They’ll be installed at the Sierra Juarez wind power plant in Baja California.

Pemex to boost Salinas Cruz capacity by 9%

Reuters - Pemex will boost capacity at its biggest refinery, Salinas Cruz, by around 9 percent or 30,000 barrels per day (bdp) once a $4 billion expansion is completed in 3-4 years, Miguel Tame, the head of its refining arm said.

Pemex delays prompt lower outlook for suppliers

Market Watch - Pemex has delayed significant exploration and development in its northern Mexico’s oil and gas fields, said analsts at Barclays, a move likely to hit oilfield services companies Halliburton and Schlumberger.

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