The Mexican government wants to take advantage of the country’s natural resources and Energy Reform was the first step to achieve it. Pedro Joaquín Coldwell, Secretary of Energy, spoke about the process of change in the sector.
The National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) has yet to approve investment plans for six projects of the Round.
Pemex is looking for a partner to invest in its ports and be ready for the new competition. The NOC has no budget for maintenance or investment, but it wants to take advantage of the Energy Reform to achieve this.
Even though oil theft and the oil spills they cause remains a concern in Mexico, initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are also being evaluated by the authorities. The development of these and more stories in our periodic Eco Summary.