News Category: Matalon

US Energy Watching As Mexico Documents Rising Theft From Pipelines

Oct. 27, 2017

American energy companies are looking to enter Mexico's oil, natural gas and electricity markets which have been open since 2014 to foreign participation for the first time since 1938...

West Texas Talk: Dr Todd Davidson & Dr Joshua Rhodes Of UT Austin’s Energy Institute

Sept. 8, 2017

On this segment of NPR's West Texas Talk, Lorne Matalon speaks with Dr Todd Davidson and Dr Joshua Rhodes, energy scientists based at the University of Texas at Austin's Energy Institute...

U.S.-Owned Factories In Mexico Embrace Prospect Of NAFTA Change

Aug. 9, 2017

REYNOSA, Mexico – American-owned assembly-line factories known as maquilas that line the Mexican side of the border with the U.S. have been bracing for change since the election of Donald Trump, but...

Innovation In The Texas Oilfield: Cutting Use Of Fresh Water In Fracking Operations

March 14, 2017

MIDLAND, Texas—Water in west Texas is both an environmental issue and a major stress on overhead for oil and natural gas producers in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico...

UT Energy Journalism Fellow Lorne Matalon published in Revista, the Harvard Review of Latin America

May 4, 2017

UT Energy Journalism Fellow Lorne Matalon has published an article in ReVista, the prestigious Harvard Review of Latin America, on an under-reported and controversial aspect of Mexico’s energy reform program...

Mexico’s Energy Reform And Pemex: Both Face Challenge As U.S. Energy Sector Watches

Feb. 24, 2017

MEXICO CITY—President Donald Trump has said he will renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada. That has a lot of businesses that do cross border trade concerned.

Mexico Energy Reform Spurs Larger Scale Cross-Border Electricity Transmission

May 25, 2017

MEXICO CITY—The dream of a unified North American electricity grid could not have been contemplated until Mexico’s electricity market was opened to foreign companies in 2014...