Mexico Gasoline Import Weakness Persists
02/04/2019 | Author: Amir Richani
Port congestion in early January led to lower Mexican imports of gasoline. Today, we want to showcase a detailed distribution of Mexico’s gasoline and middle distillates imports through January.Tags: AMLO, Mexico gasoline imports, mexico product imports
Oil makes for a sticky situation in Venezuela
01/24/2019 | Author: Amir Richani
Diplomacy intersects with energy sector concerns in Venezuela’s upheaval. Recognition of opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim president of Venezuela by the United States, Canada and several right-leaning Latin American powers shows the tenure of Nicolas Maduro is under threat.Tags: Maduro, naphtha exports to Venezuela, US imports of Venezuelan crude, venezuela crude exports, Venezuela diluent, Venezuela sanctions
ClipperClip: Mounting challenges in Venezuela
01/22/2019 | Author: Amir Richani
Venezuela is coping with fuel shortages and declining exports during its struggle to prop up its ailing energy sector. Vessels initially bound for the United States have been seen diverting to Venezuela to help address the issue.
Make Pemex Great Again!
12/01/2018 | Author: Amir Richani
As Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador takes power on Sunday, he faces major energy and economic challenges. He wants to break the energy sector’s dependence on the United States, while at the same time addressing fuel theft and Pemex’s poor track record for getting things done.Tags: AMLO, mexico crude exports, Mexico gasoline imports
New Chinese Dawn in Bolsonaro’s Brazil
11/20/2018 | Author: Amir Richani
As the Brazilian economy opens up to international markets with Bolsonaro’s election, China is expected to put forth an aggressive approach to become an even bigger player in the Brazilian economy. Though the election of president-elect Jair Bolsonaro has generated anti-Chinese rhetoric in Brazil, strong economic ties between the two countries means divorce is unlikely.Tags: Brazil crude oil exports, Brazil oil exports, china crude imports, China crude oil imports, China economy, China oil demand, China oil imports