Energy & Commodities
Mexico has the resources it needs to revitalize its oil industry. But the president first needs a policy rethink.
Unlike in the Kirchner era, misguided policies now would swiftly disrupt shale production in Vaca Muerta.
A pre-salt auction 20 years in the making could have broad repercussions for the economy and Jair Bolsonaro’s government.
A viable plan to rescue Pemex exists, but the president has chosen another path.
A secretive deal brought Paraguay’s president dangerously close to impeachment – and risks splattering into Brazil.
AMLO has pledged to revive Mexico’s state oil firm, but the company’s five-year plan may do more harm than good.
Brazil’s president will need to work with Congress for the country to make good on its energy potential.
Extractive industries can bring benefits for the region. But governance of the sector must continue to improve.
The economic implosion started long before sanctions took hold.
Despite recent controversies, Brazil’s state-led oil firm has cause for optimism thanks to two recent deals that sharpen its focus on pre-salt oil.


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