Mexico's Energy Reform: The Timeline
Energy Reform Series
Energy Reform Timeline
The historic bill approved in December 2013 is the most ambitious and most promising of reforms that have been attempted in the energy field. It ends the 76 year oil monopoly and, for the first time, opens up the energy sector to competition from domestic private oil and gas firms.
The Mexico Institute charts the course of the energy reform beginning in 2012, when Enrique Peña Nieto, then-Candidate for the Mexican Presidency, made the commitment to reform the energy sector by 2015. The end goal of this reform is to make the energy industry more competitive and to drive Mexico’s economic growth.
Part 1-2 (High resolution)