Following the Mexican government’s latest initiative to amend the Hydrocarbons Law, concerns about Mexico following in Venezuela’s footsteps to undo the energy reform are growing. It is important to keep in mind certain key differences between Venezuela and Mexico and how each country opened its oil and gas industry to private investment. This will help us understand the process that is underway in Mexico and the likelihood of the government’s success in undoing the energy reform. Spoiler alert…Mexico is not Venezuela.
April 28, 2021