Category: Energy

Nuevo Leon’s wind projects are kept on stand by

NUEVO LEON – The new federal policies on renewable energy are the ones that have stopped at least three wind energy projects being built in the municipality of General Bravo, said Jorge Gorozpe Velazquez, director of Energy Development of...

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Juarez registered an annual inflation of 4.07%

JUAREZ – Pushed by rising food and electricity prices, Ciudad Juárez recorded an annual inflation of 407% during July, the highest level in the last 24 months According to the National Consumer Price Index (INPC) published by the National...

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Los Pilares dam is inaugurated in Sonora

SONORA – With a cost of about US$973 million, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Sonora State Governor Claudia Pavlovich inaugurated the Bicentennial Dam "Los Pilares" in the presence of federal, state and...

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U.S. Natural Gas Exports Rise as Mexico’s Pipeline System Grows

By Nancy J Gonzalez The completion of the southernmost segment of the Wahalajara system, the Villa de ReyesAguascalientes-Guadalajara (VAG) pipeline, will increase the exports of natural gas to Mexico by pipeline, according to US Energy...

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Wind Farm Expansion Moves Forward Despite Criticism from President

By Wendy Fry Developers say a project to build a second wind farm in Baja California’s Sierra Juarez mountain range is making progress, despite harsh criticism from Mexico’s president and tougher regulations on renewable energy The...

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Baja California Goes After Big Industry Water Users

State officials allege big US companies haven’t paid their water bills By Wendy Fry Baja California Governor Jaime Bonilla commissioned an audit of the state’s water agency which uncovered international corporations allegedly colluded...

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President Trump signs 4 pipeline permits in Midland

MIDLAND - President Donald Trump visited Texas for a campaign fundraiser in Odessa, followed by a tour of an oil rig in Midland at Double Eagle Energy The President addressed members of the oil and gas industry at Double Eagle Energy There, he...

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El Paso Electric sale to JPMorgan-tied investment fund scheduled to become final

EL PASO – El Paso Electric's pending for US$43 billion sale is expected to become final as soon as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission reviews some ownership issues tied to the buyer The electric utility and the buyer, the JPMorgan Chase-tied...

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Hydrogen should be the next big energy business for Texas

TEXAS – A recent industry-commissioned study predicts that hydrogen will be a US$130 billion business by 2030 in the US Hydrogen has already created more than 500,000 new jobs worldwide, and now China is reportedly investing US$17 billion,...

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New Mexico proposes 98% gas capture

NEW MEXICO - A unit of New Mexico’s Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) unveiled a draft rule in conjunction with the state’s first comprehensive methane regulations The draft rule from EMNRD’s Oil Conservation...

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