http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Reeling from job cuts, Mexican oil country pins hopes on a rebel http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/5/2/reeling-from-job-cuts-mexican-oil-country-pins-hopes-on-a-rebel In the wetlands of Tabasco in southeast Mexico, indigenous farmers stand guard outside oil wells. They have no official status -– but anyone who wants to do business there has to pay to get past. Wood, Roue and Cisco open oil and gas center in Mexico http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/4/20/wood-roue-and-cisco-open-oil-and-gas-center-in-mexico Wood, Cisco and Roue Consultores have opened a new Oil and Gas Advanced Technology Centre (ATC) in Naucalpan, Estado de Mexico. For Pemex, an $84.5 billion question in leftist Lopez Obrador http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/4/16/for-pemex-an-845-billion-question-in-leftist-lopez-obrador Five years after a landmark overhaul of energy laws stripped Mexico’s state oil-and-gas producer of its monopoly, few investors are eager for it to be restored. Eni, Qatar said to hold talks for deal on giant Mexico field http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/4/5/eni-qatar-said-to-hold-talks-for-deal-on-giant-mexico-field Eni SpA is in talks to sell a stake in its giant oil discovery in Mexico to Qatar Petroleum International, according to people with knowledge of the plans. European majors join race for Mexico oil bonanza in Gulf waters http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/28/european-majors-join-race-for-mexico-oil-bonanza-in-gulf-waters European oil majors are swarming the shallow-waters of the Gulf of Mexico as the country races to attract investment before an election. Eni awarded new EandP license in the Cuenca Salina basin, offshore Mexico http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/28/eni-awarded-new-ep-license-in-the-cuenca-salina-basin-offshore-mexico Eni and its partner Lukoil have been awarded rights to Block 28, located in the medium-deep waters of the Cuenca Salina basin, offshore Mexico. This allows Eni to build up and consolidate a new core area with significant operational synergies in the Country. Pemex, Lewis Energy sign contract for assessment and development of Olmos field http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/27/pemex-lewis-energy-sign-contract-for-assessment-and-development-of-olmos-field Petróleos Mexicanos and Lewis Energy México signed the first Integrated Exploration and Extraction Contract (CSIEE) for Olmos field, which is located in the state of Coahuila. The purpose is to assess and develop the Eagle Ford field in Mexico. Texas Alliance contacts Trump regarding NAFTA negotiations, steel tariffs http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/16/texas-alliance-contacts-trump-regarding-nafta-negotiations-steel-tariffs The Texas Alliance of Energy Producers continues to monitor NAFTA trade negotiations and steel tariffs. It was just last month the TAEP Board passed a resolution asking the U.S. government to recognize the importance of oil and gas exports under NAFTA. Clyde and Co secures landmark oil and gas floating pledge agreement in Mexico http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/15/clyde-co-secures-landmark-oil-and-gas-floating-pledge-agreement-in-mexico Global law firm Clyde and Co has advised Petrolera Perseus, a Mexican oil company, on the first ever floating pledge agreement over the interest of oil and gas license contracts in Mexico. CERAWeek '18: Pemex CEO stresses the importance of partnerships in Mexico http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/70/ceraweek-18-pemex-ceo-stresses-the-importance-of-partnerships-in-mexico On Tuesday, during CERAWeek, IHS Markit’s senior V.P., Carlos Pascual, sat down with Pemex CEO Carlos Treviño and Petronas President and Group CEO Wan Zulkiflee, to discuss the increasingly critical future of upstream partnerships. Treviño said that “the new name of the game, for Pemex, is ‘partnerships.’”