Clean Energy and Intelligent Interconnections

Reforma Energética de México

by Editors

This document is the energy reform bill passed by the Mexican Congress on December 12, 2013.

Este documento es la reforma energética aprobada por el Congreso Mexicano en diciembre de 2013.

To read the law in its entirety, please click the following link: Reforma Energética de México

Mexico’s energy reform eliminates a restrictive legal framework that has limited private investment and participation in the country’s energy industry for more than 75 years. The following reports explain the nature of transformation with regard to Mexico’s oil, electricity, and natural gas sectors. The studies also forecast political and economic hurdles that Mexico must overcome to fully realize its ambitious energy overhaul.

La reforma de la energía en Mexico elimina una restrictiva estructura legal que ha limitado la inversión privada y la participación en la industria energética del país por mas de 75 años. Los siguientes reportes explican la forma de transformación con respeto a los sectores de petróleo, energía eléctrica, y gas natural. Los estudios también pronostican los retos políticos e económicos que Mexico tienen que superar en orden de realizar completamente su ambiciosa revisión de su industria energética. 

Please click the following link to read Mayer Brown’s analysis: Sweeping Reforms Expected to Revolutionize Mexico’s Energy Sector

Please Click the following links to read White & Case’s Analyses:

Energy Reform With Respect to Hydrocarbons 

Energy Reform With Regards to Electricity


The U.S.-Mexico Network’s Imagining 2024 project is designed to provide readers a quick overview of key issues in US-Mexico relations – the background of the issue, its current state, where we ought to be by 2024, and how to get there.


Each short essay is coupled with suggested background readings for those interested in a more detailed understanding of the issue at hand.  And as an electronic publication, both the essays and their associated resource pages are updated as needed to keep the information and analysis fresh.

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George Baker, editor of Mexico Energy Intelligence

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