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Mexico's proposed ban on shale

Adrian Duhalt | Anna Mikulska | Michael D. Maher

Mexico's proposed ban on shale.

In the near term, a ban on shale development will have little impact since factors like limited infrastructure and access to water would likely stall progress in any case, the authors conclude. In the long-run, a ban may adversely affect efforts to diversify Mexico’s gas supply.