Results matching: Mexican Energy Reform

by: Adrian Talamantes and James Bowe

The recent constitutional reform of the Mexican energy sector will catapult Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) into an unfamiliar competitive market environment. The rules of the game are not yet in place, but the former state monopolies over oil and gas exploration and production and electricity generation activities expect to compete in the broader national energy market side by side with other state and privately owned companies. This expectation has both Pemex and CFE scrambling to find a place in a new world and gain a competitive advantage against the newcomers.Read more

by: Adrian Talamantes

On March 21, 2014 Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) submitted its round zero proposal to the Secretaría de Energía (SENER), Mexico’s department of energy. Read more

by: Adrian Talamantes

Continuing a liberalization trend commenced with the signing of NAFTA, Mexico has amended its Political Constitution to allow the participation of private capital in its upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas businesses. Read more

by: Adrian Talamantes

The Mexican government published in the Diario Oficial de la Federación, its official daily gazette, a Decree amending Articles 25, 27 and 28 of the Constitution (the “Decree”). The Decree became effective on December 21, 2013 (the “Effective Date”) and, except as set forth below, requires that the government further enact implementing legislation within 120 days thereof. Read more

by: Kenneth Culotta and Adrian Talamantes

In what amounts to a sea-change in Mexican energy politics, competing bills have been proposed to amend the Mexican Constitution to permit, for the first time in generations, the participation of private capital in Mexico's upstream oil and gas business.Read more

by: Isabel Fernandez de la Cuesta

Mexico's efforts to open its oil and gas business provide an occasion to review the protections afforded to investors by Mexico's well-established and vast network of international treaties on direct foreign investment.Read more