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Energy reform moves forward in Mexican Senate, but obstacles remain for big oil

Dylan McNally

Energy reform moves forward in Mexican Senate, but obstacles remain for big oil.

On Monday, three committees in Mexico’s senate — constitutional issues, energy and legislative studies — voted to bring an energy reform bill to the chamber’s floor for debate. The legislation would provide international oil companies the opportunity to participate in profit-sharing contracts and concession-like licenses for energy operations in Mexico, and it is expected to become law by the end of the legislative session Dec. 15.

Read the full blog in the Dec. 10, 2013, Baker Institute Blog.