Mexico is in a process to develop its offshore zone in the Gulf of Mexico. The first step was Round 1.4, which drew good participation by the heavyweights. Authorities want to avoid environmental tragedies.
The Federal Government seeks to create a competitive energy market in the country and the gasoline industry will be open to free competition next year.
The alliance between Pemex and the Australian company BHP Billiton will bring many benefits to develop the Trion field. The main one will be the reduction of production costs.
The National Transparency Institute (INAI) called for state-owned companies to publish their information. Mexico needs to find transparency mechanisms to increase investor and societal confidence in the sector.
Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico, approved increasing natural protected areas. The extension of them is the largest protected in the country´s history. This was done before the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP13).