Mexico energy reform


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...

Opening of Mexico energy market a benefit to NAFTA partners

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Photo credit: thistle alpha – belford dolphin 1978 by snapper On December 12, 2013, Mexico’s lower house of Congress finally passed energy reforms, opening the country’s state-monopolized industry after 75 years. The 353-134 vote will allow private companies as well as international investors to spend billions of dollars on this sector and boost Mexico’s economy. While the bill’s proponents...

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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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