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Posted August 22, 2017 Today in Energy

Mexico’s shale-rich Burgos Basin opens to private investment for the first time ›

In July 2017, Mexico’s national energy ministry (SENER) opened the onshore portion of the Burgos Basin, a shale-rich basin in northeastern Mexico, for natural gas exploration and development by private companies. This is the first time non-state entities were offered access to the Burgos Basin for development since the creation of the national oil company Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) in 1938. More

Source: EIA, based on Petróleos Mexicanos and Natural Gas Intelligence


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8/21/2017: $47.37/barrels

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down$1.15 from year earlier

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8/21/2017: $2.962/MMBtu

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up$0.378 from year earlier

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8/21/2017: $2.360/gal

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8/21/2017: $2.596/gal

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8/12/2017: 16.469 million tons

up0.342 million tons from week earlier
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