Author: Amir Richani

Higher Flows Amid Mexican Refinery Woes

The Mexican government is falling short on its promises for the energy sector once again. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) vowed to considerably increase refinery runs earlier this year, and despite a rebound in April, Mexican crude processing has tumbled to

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The Latam Corona vs. Economy Dilemma

Coronavirus was a distant concern for us in Latin America back in February. Higher infection rates in colder weather made the idea of COVID-19 even harder to grasp as a threat. Life continued as normal, and the pandemic felt a

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US-China Energy Flows Belie Combative Rhetoric

Tension between the United States and China has ratcheted up in recent weeks amid increasingly hostile rhetoric. The global spread of the coronavirus has further hurt relations between Beijing and Washington, stoking the possibility of a new trade war amid

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Latam Oil Exports in a Time of Quarantine

The economies of both Colombia and Ecuador face significant headwinds as oil prices remain depressed and the coronavirus spreads through the region. Colombian crude oil exports have rebounded so far this year, after averaging 582,000 barrels per day in 2019.

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