Mexico, Round One, oil, gas, blocks, Gulf of Mexico, Phase 1

Experts Call Mexico’s Phase 1 A ‘Learning Experience’

Commodity price uncertainty aside, issues raised after Mexico’s Round 1 Phase 1 can be addressed to move the country toward its goal of growing production and strengthening its economy.

proppant, frack sand, consolidation, PacWest, IHS, Samir Nangia

Proppant Market On The Way Toward Consolidation

The top 10 frack sand suppliers claim 55% of total business, while more than 40 companies make up the remaining percentage.

Subsea 7 Goes Deal-making To Bolster Business

OneSubsea and Subsea 7 established an alliance to deliver "integrated subsea development solutions" by combining their hardware and seabed processing capabilities with installation and flowline/umbilical expertise, respectively.

KPMG, oilfield service, operators, producers, efficiency

Downturn Could Strengthen Bond Between Operators, Oilfield Services Companies

An improved relationship could lead to greater cost savings with both earning higher margins.

Iran, oil, gas, sanctions, projects

Iran Targets $185 Billion In Oil, Gas Projects After Sanctions

Iran's deputy oil minister for commerce and international affairs, Hossein Zamaninia, said Tehran had identified nearly 50 oil and gas projects worth $185 billion that it hoped to sign by 2020. OPEC-member Iran has the world's largest gas reserves and is fourth on the global list of top oil reserves holders.