Energy Reform

MEXICO - Report 05 Aug 2014 by Mauricio Gonzalez and Esteban Manteca

Executive Summary

A series of reforms to the Mexican Constitution regarding the energy sector appeared in the December 20, 2013 issue of the Diario Oficial de la Federación, the federal government’s daily gazette, and took effect on December 21, 2013. They legally codified changes to articles 25, 27 and 28 of the Constitution. This constitutional reform, of great historical importance, contains two central points:

  • Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) and the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) are deprived of the exclusive control they had enjoyed throughout the hydrocarb...

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