Gulf of Mexico


US-Mexico Hydrocarbons Transboundary Agreement: A Major Opportunity for US Energy Sector in Mexico

Refinery Days by Anthony Lavado

Photo credit: Refinery Days by Anthony Lavado In December 2013, the U.S. Congress passed the Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreement with Mexico. The agreement was signed a year earlier by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa to lay down the details of a U.S.-Mexican cooperation to mine and utilise oil and gas resources in over 1.5 million acres in the Gulf...

Quick White House Response Could Mean a Foot in the Door in Mexico’s Hydrocarbons Sector

White House by Tom Lohdan

Photo credit: White House by Tom Lohdan A quick response by the U.S. government could mean American companies could access Mexico’s vast hydrocarbon resources, which look like they could be opening up thanks to reform proposals from Mexico’s governing Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). Mexico, according to an article from the smartplanet.com website and other sources, owns “a gold mine of...

Mexico’s Potential Oil Boom: Reserves Increase and Industry Reforms Proposed

Oil Pump Jack by Paul Lowry

Photo credit: Oil Pump Jack by Paul Lowry Mexico could very well see an oil boom in the very near future; the country has posted oil gains for the second year in a row and the current government is seriously proposing reforms in its exclusively state-owned hydrocarbons industry. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who recently celebrated the 75th anniversary of the state-owned Petróleos...

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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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