Mexico Energy Articles & Analysis

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Announced in 2013, Mexico’s energy reforms were the centrepiece of President Enrique Peña Nieto’s strategy to revitalise the national economy and reverse the decline in hydrocarbons production that has been in evidence over the past decade. Central to these efforts was ending the monopoly of Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) on the exploration,...

 

Recent reforms have opened up Mexico’s energy markets with the promise of greater levels of investment, more competition and stronger economic growth. For these benefits to realise their maximum potential and reach all regions of the country, it is essential that infrastructure of sufficient quantity and quality is put in place.

 

What is the relationship between state-owned organisations and private companies in the wake of reforms across the sector?

 

While the shift in the political relations with the US has raised new concerns on a number of economical fronts, Mexico’s plans to make the most of its renewable energy resources will benefit both the country itself and its northern neighbour. A significant increase in the contribution of solar and wind into the energy mix is expected in the...

 

In the context of energy reform, what steps are being taken to ensure that the Mexican oil industry remains competitive?

 

Historically, Mexico is an energy powerhouse, one of the world’s most important crude oil producers, and highly dependent on those exports for economic growth, foreign currency and government revenues. At 5.2% of GDP in 2015, however, oil and gas extraction account for a smaller share of the national economy than at any time in recent history...