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MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA Update: PREPA privatization law invites more contracting scandals

By   /  July 7, 2018  /  Alpine Group, Business, Commentary, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, ITC/Fortis, Kindle Energy, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Newsletter Daily, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico-PREPA, Rob Bishop, Shell  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA Update: PREPA privatization law invites more contracting scandals

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis The door is wide open for conflicts of interest and political hires; New law will not lead to much-needed transformation of energy generation Puerto Rico’s new law to privatize the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA), enacted by the legislature and signed by governor last month, has […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA op-ed: Why the SEC should conduct the investigation of Puerto Rico’s debt obligations

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  Business, Commentary, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Federal Oversight Management Board for Puerto Rico, FOMB, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Kobre & Kim, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Newsletter Daily, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, PREPA, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Commission for the Comprehensive Audit of the Public, Puerto Rico-PREPA, SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA op-ed: Why the SEC should conduct the investigation of Puerto Rico’s debt obligations

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis One agency is well-positioned to do a thorough and fair review Puerto Rico’s non-bondholding creditors — companies that have supplied the commonwealth with goods and services such as oil deliveries — have asked the court overseeing the commonwealth’s bankruptcy proceedings to let them conduct an investigation into […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Puerto Rico moves forward with utility privatization

By   /  June 22, 2018  /  Business, Commodities, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Gov. Rosselló, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, PREPA Privatization, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico-PREPA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Puerto Rico moves forward with utility privatization

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis NBC News: Puerto Rico is officially moving to privatize and upgrade its outdated power grid exactly 9 months after it was flattened by Hurricane Maria. At a press conference on Wednesday, Governor Ricardo Rosselló signed into law the approved legislation that allows parts of the Puerto Rico […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA op-ed: Latest Puerto Rico utility privatization plan is as flawed as the original

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  Business, Commentary, Commodities, Economy, Energy, Energy Policy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Newsletter Daily, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico-PREPA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: IEEFA op-ed: Latest Puerto Rico utility privatization plan is as flawed as the original

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis In its version of a bill to privatize the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, the Puerto Rico legislature has improved some on Governor Ricardo Rosselló’s original proposal, but lawmakers are ultimately failing the Puerto Rican people every bit as badly as Rosselló has. We’ve criticized the governor’s […]

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