Mexico Energy Regulatory Commission Issues Criteria for Capacity Auctions


Mexico’s Energy Reform, established in 2013, opened opportunities for supply and trading of energy at the Electricity Wholesale Market (Mercado Eléctrico Mayorista or MEM) and the use of national transmission lines and general distribution lines (Sistema Eléctrico Nacional or SEN), under a nondiscrimination basis. Read more > External link

Mexico Energy Regulatory Commission Issues Provisions for Distributed Generation


Under Mexico’s Energy Reform of 2013, the private sector may participate and invest in a number of energy-related activities. One of the most attractive activities is power generation, especially considering that distributed generation systems, also known as on-site or decentralized generation (DG), have reached technology maturity for execution by the private sector, eliminating the costs...

Mexico’s Energy Regulatory Commission Clarifies 10 Scenarios on Trading for Oil Products


Mexico’s Energy Reform of 2013 opened oil and gas sectors to private direct investment and operation. Under that reform, trading of hydrocarbons, oil and petrochemicals (oil products) opened in all value chains, even though some of those products were partially opened and no permission was required.Read more > External link

Mexico Energy Regulatory Commission Waives Mandatory Open Season for NG Ducts


Under Mexico’s Hydrocarbons Law, permit holders for natural gas (NG) ducts are required to have a mandatory open season for expansions, extensions or the development of new systems. This provision keeps competition in NG markets and allows users, traders and final users to receive non-discriminatory treatment. Such an open season must be approved by Mexico’s Energy Regulatory...

Peña Nieto starts debate on Energy Reform in Mexico

Walmart de Mexico renewable wind energy by Walmart

Photo credit: Walmart de Mexico renewable wind energy by Walmart Today, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto officially presented its proposal to reform energy sector (oil and electricity). Here is a quick preview of the hard debate to come: Constitutional reform will allow production sharing agreement with private companies. There will be a new tax regime of PEMEX. Currently PEMEX is taxed with...

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Alberto Esenaro

I am a Mexican lawyer with experience in technology, energy, automotive, infrastructure and business. Worked for law firms, international companies and Government bodies on business advice, regulatory compliance and litigation.

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