Daily Update: June 14, 2021


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The Mexican government has recently issued a range of new regulations for the midstream and power sectors that have had broad implications for the country’s energy industry. The outcome of Mexico’s June elections will be decisive for the future energy landscape as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador seeks to gain enough support to revise the country’s constitution and end the country’s energy liberalization.

The counter-reform, which the government said is aimed at restoring order and reducing corruption, would reverse President Enrique Pena Nieto’s opening of the public energy sector to investment in 2013—through which the private sector had hoped to modernize the country’s infrastructure and secure more market share. While his predecessor had believed opening up the energy…

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