Will Mexico Deliver on Downstream Energy Reform Under AMLO?

Authors: Sam Davis and Guillermo Suarez Mexico’s refining system has been on a steady decline for the past decade as poor maintenance and reliability have hampered refineries and reduced domestic production of fuels. The country’s logistics network faces serious bottlenecks

Oil Majors Expand Refining Capacity to Cash in on Permian

By:  Sam Davis In this edition of the blog, we feature announcements made last week by Oil Majors, Chevron and ExxonMobil, to expand refining capacity by processing increasing volumes of Permian crude. Chevron announced on January 30, 2019, that it

“Don’t Cry For Me Argentina” – Changes Coming to the Biodiesel Market via Argentina?

Markus Auers and Beth Hilbourn While the U.S. federal government shutdown consumed much of the headlines over the last several weeks, it does not mean that changes haven’t been brewing in Washington D.C.  In fact, the Trump Administration continues to


Authors: George Baker and Sam Davis AMLO’s Response to Gasoline Theft Crisis Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) made headlines on December 27, 2018, by announcing the shutdown of pipelines connecting product terminals to retail stations in response to the

Canadian Oil Sands: A Look Back and a Look Ahead

By Dan Cronin and John Auers In today’s blog, we introduce TM&C’s newest consultant, Dan Cronin, who establishes our first on-the-ground presence in Calgary.  Dan, who is a Canadian native and has spent almost two decades working in a variety

New Product Launch: Assessment of Mexico’s downstream reform opportunity under AMLO

Turner, Mason & Company is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of a new offering dedicated to the assessment of Mexico’s evolving downstream reform under new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) who was sworn in on December 1, 2018.

Key Risks Facing U.S. Refiners in 2019

2019 is shaping up to be a year of volatility for the downstream industry as crude prices, product demand, and export markets are all expected to make headlines as the industry marches towards IMO low sulfur regulations set for Jan

Papa Panov’s Special Christmas

Author – Leo Tolstoy With crude and product prices tumbling (not to mention stock valuations), it’s certainly been a rough last few weeks for many of you.  As political uncertainty, trade tensions, interest rate worries, and fears of recession all

Hot, Hot, Hot – Caribbean Refinery Developments

Authors: Robert Auers and John Auers The classic reggae tune “Hot, Hot, Hot” brings to mind many thoughts – partying on the beach, sipping tropical cocktails, even Michael Scott strumming on a souvenir steel drum (for you “Office” fans).  One

“Roll with the Changes” – Europe’s Changing Views on Diesel – Update

By Brian Mason and John Auers In a blog last year, “Roll with the Changes” – Europe’s Changing Views on Diesel,” we discussed how European consumers have fallen out of love with diesel and are beginning to flirt with a