Jim Bentein

Jim Bentein is a regular contributor to JWN publications. 


​Industry in Mexico dealing with natural gas shortage

Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 7:10 AM MST

Mexico’s productivity and economic growth are at risk due to a reduced supply of natural gas for industry, a business…

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Volumes from new oil and gas projects set to triple in 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019, 10:48 AM MST

A surge in final investment decisions (FID) this year on new petroleum projects worldwide could lead to future production of…

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Mexico gasoline thievery on the rise in 2018

Monday, January 7, 2019, 7:15 AM MST

The years-long gasoline thievery problem that has plagued Mexico, costing state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and private companies hundreds of billions…

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​Mexico to sign electricity deal with Hydro-Québec

Friday, January 4, 2019, 7:12 AM MST

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced in late December that he will sign an agreement with Hydro-Québec for the…

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​On the Frontier: Teck advances milestone new oilsands mine in a new era of energy development

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 3:28 PM MST

This article is part of the Fall 2018 edition of the Journal of the Canadian Heavy Oil Association.Work that challenged…

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Cannabis industry will not lobby against initiatives to make workplaces safer, says association spokesman

Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:06 AM MDT

A spokesperson for Canada’s marijuana industry has ridiculed suggestions by a senior manager with a drug and alcohol testing company…

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​ATCO entering Mexico’s wholesale electricity market

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7:10 AM MDT

Calgary-based energy infrastructure developer and utility ATCO Group has announced that its Mexican subsidiary, ATCO Energía, will enter Mexico's wholesale…

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​Mexico cogeneration plants sold to London-based power company

Monday, July 23, 2018, 7:07 AM MDT

One of Mexico’s largest petrochemical companies has finalized the sale of two cogeneration plants to a London-based company that specializes…

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​Final financing in place for Mexico's largest solar plant

Thursday, July 19, 2018, 2:44 PM MDT

Final financing for construction of Mexico’s largest solar power plants has been arranged and the 404 megawatt (MW) plant, one…

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Workshop opportunity: Save money, attract workers with CME's Lean & Green

Friday, June 22, 2018, 3 PM MDT

For the last 30 years Darryl Minty has been an advocate of the “lean and green” approach towards the day…

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​Mexico’s state-owned utility accused of slowing growth in solar power

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 4:20 PM MDT

Investment in solar power systems for homes and small businesses in Mexico has been slowed down by legal action initiated…

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Blockchain used to track, monetize rural renewable power generation

Monday, April 2, 2018, 10:01 AM MDT

When an increasing number of rural ranchers, farmers, hobby farm owners and others in the 26 municipal districts and counties…

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