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As Dakota Access Protests Escalated, Obama Admin OK'd Same Company for Two Pipelines to Mexico

Steve Horn | Posted 09.20.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogPhoto Credit: C-SPANOn September 9, the Obama administration revoked authorization for construction of the Dakota Access P...

'Green News Report' - April 21, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.21.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Criminal charges for officials in Flint lead poisoning crisis; Louisiana ...

Exclusive: Hillary Clinton State Department Emails, Mexico Energy Reform and the Revolving Door

Steve Horn | Posted 08.09.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Emails released on July 31 by the U.S. State Department reveal more about the origins of energy reform efforts in Mexico. The State Department released them as part of the once-a-month rolling release schedule for emails generated by former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, now a Democratic presidential candidate.

Mexico Oil Platform Fire Kills 4, 300 Evacuated

Reuters | Ana Isabel Martinez | Posted 06.01.2015 | Green

MEXICO CITY, April 1 (Reuters) - At least four people died after a fire broke out on a Pemex oil processing platform in the Gulf of Mexico early on ...

Amidst Scandal and Crisis, a Way Forward For Resource Governance in Latin America

Daniel_Kaufmann | Posted 04.17.2015 | World

Countries like Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru are among the resource-rich economies in Latin America that have made inroads their extractive sectors, particularly regarding transparency in revenues. Others are embroiled in major economic crises, like Venezuela.

Mexico's Oil Privatization: Risky Business

Laura Carlsen | Posted 07.29.2014 | Latino Voices
Laura Carlsen

As capitalism's growth imperative pushes speculation toward the next financial meltdown and fossil fuel production toward planetary destruction, Mexico's political and economic elites are eager to jump in the game.

Could Mexico Save Kiev (and the Rest of the World) From War?

Daniel Pena | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Daniel Pena

Who is to say that Mexican energy can't trade, without hinderance, to Ukraine directly? It's possible. And maybe probable if American LNG funneled through Pemex's subsidiaries to Ukraine is completely legal.

Pemex Blues: The Downside to Mexican Energy Reform

Daniel Pena | Posted 03.04.2014 | World
Daniel Pena

Whlle foreign investment might seem like the silver bullet for Peña-Nieto and many of his allies, I wonder if this move might exacerbate some or all of Mexico's ailments.

7 Injured In Mexico Pipeline Blast

Reuters | Posted 09.20.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY, July 21 (Reuters) - At least seven people were injured by an explosion after an attempt to illegally tap a pipeline belonging to the M...

Mexico Plays the Waiting Game on Big Reforms

Cory Siskind | Posted 08.25.2013 | World
Cory Siskind

Early 2013 saw one of the most productive one hundred days in Mexican political history and a burst of international press hype. Now, with Congress out of session, Mexico lies in wait.

Can President Peña Nieto Deliver the Goods?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.03.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Breaking the monopoly of Mr. Slim and reforming Pemex would be a good start, and would also serve to demonstrate that the PRI is indeed interested in moving Mexico forward. It will take every ounce of his determination and perseverance to make it a reality.

Mexico's Oil Informs the Arab Spring

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.24.2011 | World
Raymond J. Learsy

Mexico, by inviting private capital to help develop their national resources is broadening the entire spectrum of shared risk, entering an age of a new openness to cooperation and harnessing a new potential for their countrymen.

Imagining a World Without Oil

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alexia Parks

We have seen the deadly results and heartbreak in the Gulf of Mexico from every angle and are shocked and moved by what we see. But is it enough to get us to move from inertia into personal action and social change?