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At long last, reform is in sight for Mexico’s oil monopoly Pemex.
President Enrique PeÃ±a Nieto has unveiled plans to change Mexicoâs constitution and open up the countryâs energy sector to foreign investors for the first time in 75 years, a move that could unleash billions of dollars of investment from oil majors
As Mexico’s left digs in its heels, President Enrique Peña Nieto and backers of his plan to reform Pemex by way of constitutional changes are hoping a long-term gamble will pay off – and not leave Mexico strapped for cash.
After months of speculation, Mexican president Enrique PeÃ±a Nieto finally laid out his plan to overhaul the country’s struggling energy sector on Monday (Aug. 12). The question had been whether or not he would allow for privatization of the oil industry. And he answered itâsort of. In a masterful balancing act, PeÃ±a Nieto reckoned he…
The Mexican government’s plan to overhaul the energy sector has put a spotlight on oil and gas, but the proposal also aims to revamp another area with potential for big investment: electricity.
My latest piece on Mexico’s fiscal reform package
My interview on Platts Energy Week TV
Analysts say Pemex â which has long been a symbol of national sovereignty â needs tens of billions of dollars in private investment to stay competitive.
When Enrique PeÃ±a Nieto, the Mexican president, unveiled his long-awaited reform of the countryâs energy sector, it was not only an important economic moment it was a classic piece of Mexican political theatre too. Standing at the podium in Los
Country has plenty of natural gas, but needs infrastructure to tap it, economy minister says
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto announced his government’s proposal for far-reaching energy reform two days ago, a plan that includes the shake-up of national oil company Petroleos Mexicanos and the opening of oil exploration and production to private and foreign companies after 75 years of running a state-run monopoly. That has opened an intense debate over who should have the right to exploit the nation’s oil reserves, commonly referred to as the tesoro nacional (national treasure) or oro negro (black gold).