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Mexico’s energy company is struggling and auctions continue to lag, particularly in unconventional areas.

EMGS has been providing 3-D seabed-based receiver CSEM surveys to PEMEX for years, but under Mexico’s new energy reform, it’s widening its net.

Spending on shale oil plays has fallen 52% in the past two years and China has taken the lead in total energy spending in the U.S.

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The company said cash flow will allow it to deploy two rigs to the Delaware and D-J basins.

Recent discoveries might help ease a declining trend that could make meeting longer-term energy demand challenging.