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Round 1 Shallow Water Contracts & Nightmare Compliance Provisions

The Secretary of Energy (SENER) and National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) released draft contracts and other information related to the Round 1 bidding on shallow water projects. Round 1 Basics Here is a map of the shallow water locations up for bidding: The Round … Continue reading

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Anticorruption Update – Stalled Reform, Policing PEMEX/CFE

Forgotten Reform As discussed in previous posts, corruption in Mexico is a serious issue, costing the country up to around 9 percent of GDP. Thus, it’s not surprising that corruption has made its way onto the reform agenda of the Pacto por Mexico. … Continue reading

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Pacto por Mexico – Energy Reform Update

It has taken a bit longer than expected for the secondary legislation of the Energy Reform to make it through the Congress. On Wednesday, the Senate published the changes made to the secondary legislation in committee, all of which can … Continue reading

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Energy Reform Update

As discussed in the last post, Pres. Peña (EPN) introduced draft implementing legislation for the Energy Reform at the end of April. Below is a brief update on the legislature’s review of the implementing legislation. On June 4, the working sessions … Continue reading

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Energy Reform – Secondary Legislation Introduced

On Wednesday, April 30, President Peña (EPN) submitted to the Chamber of Deputies draft secondary legislation package implementing the far-reaching energy reform proposed under the Pacto por Mexico. Although the reform was ‘passed’ by the legislature in December of last … Continue reading

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Energy Reform Proposals – the Pact for Mexico Gets Serious

As previously discussed, the Mexican government’s reform agenda – the Pact for Mexico – has pursued a ‘staged’ approach to fulfilling the 95 promises on which the three major political parties agreed after last year’s presidential election. Thus, the first reforms addressed … Continue reading

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Pemex Initiates Tender for the Transportation of Gas along Los Ramones Pipeline

Pemex will conduct an international tender for the provision of natural gas transportation services via pipelines, for Phase II of the Los Ramones project. The second phase of this system will include 740 km of pipeline, covering the states of Nuevo … Continue reading

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