Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017
NORTH AMERICA & CARIBBEAN NEWS

Economy T&T

Oil price crisis compels Trinidad and Tobago to step up diversification of economy


Dr. Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago

In a bid to wean the economy off a dependency on oil and gas, Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley is looking to attract investment in a number of priority... May 11, 2017

Government | North America & Caribbean | Trinidad and Tobago



Electricity Boost

$2.6bn of investments spark official launch of electricity market




Following a landmark electricity auction which signaled the start of Mexico’s commercialization of its energy sector, a second auction is penciled... Jul 04, 2016

Energy | North America & Caribbean | Mexico


Gas Pipelines

Mexico’s gas network to increase 75% in two years




The recent tender for contracts for the construction of 26 pipelines will go a long way to helping Mexico reach its energy goals

Jun 28, 2016

Energy | North America & Caribbean | Mexico


Implementing Reforms

CENAGAS: Mexico’s new energy overseer




The state-run company has been introduced to supervise the country’s new look, private-sector led energy industry

Jun 24, 2016

Energy | North America & Caribbean | Mexico



Octopus Group

A new kind of partnership




Large international investors look to form strategic alliances with Octopus Group ahead of the maturation of energy reforms, says managing director... Jun 21, 2016

Energy | North America & Caribbean | Mexico


Pemex

González Anaya, Pemex’s new CEO


José Antonio González Anaya, Pemex’s new CEO

José Antonio González Anaya holds degrees in economics and mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)... Jun 16, 2016

Energy | North America & Caribbean | Mexico


Vicente Fox

Wake up America!



Mexico’s former president (2000-2006) Vicente Fox has a stark message for the United States ahead of this year’s general election: Wake... Jun 10, 2016

Government | North America & Caribbean | Mexico



At The Pumps

Liberalization fuels lower gas prices




With the cessation of Pemex’s monopoly in the retail sector, its new competitors say it will lead to lower prices, higher quality service and... Jun 09, 2016

Energy | North America & Caribbean | Mexico


Oil & Gas Strategy

Pemex undergoes major restructuring to strengthen long-term prospects




New CEO José Antonio González Anaya believes Pemex will be an attractive partner for new foreign investors in Mexico’s oil industry,... Jun 03, 2016

Energy | North America & Caribbean | Mexico


Gulf of Mexico Bidding Rounds

Round 1 oil-block sell-offs will attract $7 billion


SOURCE: OPEC Annual Statistical (Bulletin 2015)

Global petroleum markets may seemingly be in deep trouble with oil prices at their lowest in decades, but the dire situation is not dampening interest... May 31, 2016

Energy | North America & Caribbean | Mexico



Energy Regulation

National Hydrocarbons Commission: the decision maker




Energy reforms allow the industry regulator to operate with full transparency

May 26, 2016

Energy | North America & Caribbean | Mexico


Bilateral Relations

Pipelines that bind: U.S. and Mexico to increase energy integration


Presidents Barack Obama and Enrique Peña Nieto shake hands during a meeting at the White House

Nowhere are ties so strong and vital between the United States and Mexico than in the energy sector, with both partners having to depend heavily on... May 20, 2016

Energy | North America & Caribbean | Mexico


“By 2020, our natural gas production capacity will have increased fivefold”

Juan Rogelio Rodríguez Velázquez
CEO of CMM Group

In operation for only a quarter of a century, CMM has become an important player in the... Jul 14, 2016


“Oil business needs not only see oil as a commodity, but grasping the entire value chain”

Vicente González
Director General of Geo Estratos

Geo Estratos General Director Vicente González discusses with us the impact of the... Jun 21, 2016


Legal insight into Mexico’s new energy sector

Benjamín Torres-Barrón
Partner at Baker & McKenzie Abogados S.C.

One of Mexico’s leading legal advisors and a Partner at Baker & McKenzie, Benjamín... May 10, 2016


Mexico’s first private oil company eyes long-term synergies

Carlos Morales Gil
Director General of Petrobal

Carlos Morales Gil, Director General of Petrobal, the oil and gas exploration and production... Apr 14, 2016


Legal expert looks at the impact of Mexico’s reforms

Yves Hayaux-du-Tilly
Partner at Nader Hayaux & Goebel

A partner at one of the most prestigious law firms in Mexico, Yves Hayaux-du-Tilly takes... Mar 09, 2016


Renewing the inland from the coastline

Darwin Telemaque
Port Authority CEO

Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced in December 2014 that... Jan 23, 2015


Sky’s the limit for Antigua as new airport nears completion

Stanley E. Smith
Airport Authority CEO

State-of-the-art $97 million terminal promises to make Antigua and Barbuda a regional trade... Jan 16, 2015


New port terminal at Limon to open up Costa Rica

Paul Gallie
Managing Director of APM Terminals

An ambitious project of more than $1 billion is being undertaken by APM Terminals to expand... Jan 15, 2015


Catering for luxury mega yachts in Antigua

Bobby Reis
General Manager of Falmouth Harbour Marina

Falmouth Harbour Marina was built by local shareholders who wanted to provide an economic... Jan 13, 2015


The increasing growth of Panamanian enterprise

Rogelio E. Alemán
President of Constructora Urbana S.A.

The United World team held a meeting with Mr Rogelio Alemán, in order to discuss... Jan 05, 2015


Isolation, preservation and development on the paradise isle of Barbuda

Arthur Manoah Nibbs
Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs

Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Agriculture, Lands, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs... Dec 16, 2014


‘Grandfather’ of Antigua’s financial services leads the way in innovation

Brian Stuart-Young
CEO of Global Bank of Commerce

This is a United World interview for USA Today for a report on Antigua and Barbuda. Brian... Dec 12, 2014


Being small does not prevent us from being important

Hon. Charles Fernandez
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Trade shares... Dec 09, 2014


“Doing the impossible is fun. We are up for the challenge”

Fernando Calvillo Alvarez
President of Fermaca

Faced with multinationals now moving into Mexico as the energy sector reforms become a reality,... Dec 09, 2014


Costa Rica: A paradise of opportunities for foreign investments

Mr. Jorge Mora Gutiérrez
Technical Secretary of National Concessions Council of Costa Rica

The Technical Secretary of the National Concessions Council of Costa Rica explains that... Dec 01, 2014


“We are the third State with the most tools to create businesses”

Mariano González Zarur
Governor of the State of Tlaxcala

Mariano González Zarur, Governor of the State of Tlaxcala, speaks about progress... Jul 17, 2014


Panama: Beneficial for American business

Mr. David Carius
President of Panamcham

President of Panamcham, Mr. David Carius, sits down with United World to discuss how trade... Nov 25, 2014


Panama is not a tax haven

Mr. Eduardo Morgan
COB of the Board of Directors of Morgan and Morgan Group

Mr. Eduardo Morgan of Morgan and Morgan Group spoke to United World to clear up misconceptions... Nov 25, 2014


Going back to growth: The recovery of an efficient public work

Carlos Segnini Villalobos
Minister of Public Works and Transport

The United World team met with Carlos Segnini to discuss the moment the Ministry of Public... Nov 03, 2014


Costa Rica aware of developing its infrastructure

Rafael Zamora Fernandez
President of the Pedregal Corporation

Costa Rica faces the challenge of improving its infrastructure with the goal of significantly... Oct 28, 2014


Panama and sustainable development

Mr. Ramón Arosemena
Minister of Public Works of the Republic of Panama

The United World team held a meeting with M.r Ramón Arosemena, in order to discuss... Oct 22, 2014



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