The historic tender for shallow water blocks in the Gulf of Mexico will allow for private and foreign investment in Mexican oil and gas for the first time in almost 80 years.
On July 15, Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons...more
Mexico’s comprehensive energy reform advances and reflects lessons from the Brazilian experience.
On April 30, the administration of President Enrique Peña Nieto presented a package of much-anticipated bills to the...more
Minimum number of required state legislatures approves the much-anticipated reform; subsequent litigation imminent.
Despite opposition from Mexico’s leftist parties, 17 of the 31 state legislatures—the minimum number...more
Mexican Senate presents comprehensive Energy Reform Bill to the House of Representatives with tremendous potential for domestic and foreign energy companies.
In an encouraging move toward energy reform, the Mexican...more
Mexico considers private investment in its nationalized oil and gas industry, with two competing proposals currently under review in its Congress....more
Companies doing business in the country should evaluate their compliance programs to avoid the law's sanctions on violators.
On August 2, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff signed Law No. 12,846/2013—unofficially...more