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Mexican Energy Reform Legislation Could Face Delays

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By Velda Addison, Hart Energy
May 21, 2014

With more than 20 pieces of legislation and more decisions plus details to iron out, the landmark transformation of Mexico’s energy sector could take longer than anticipated.

“If this package is not approved before the year ends, it’s going to suffer a lot in terms of politics because there is an election in the summer of next year,” Jordy Herrera, former energy secretary for Mexico, said May 15 during the Mayer Brown Global Energy Conference in Houston. “So we’re running out of time.”

Mexico agreed in December 2013 to open ...

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