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Expropriation of 1938: A half-fulfilled promise

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Our report 159, issued last week, argues that the oil expropriation of 1938 must be seen as a half-fulfilled promise: it set the table for the creation of a National Oil Company; but having an NOC that only operates in one country is not a good enough reason to celebrate. It would be cause to Continue Reading

The Mexican Government’s Offshore Entitites in the Oil Sector

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HOW PEMEX AND THE PUBLIC INTEREST ARE SERVED This report provides an overview of Pemex’s network of offshore companies, indicating benefits, criticism as well as potential harm to Pemex and the public interest if market governance and oversight are inadequate. The first section of the body of this report deals with the origin of the Continue Reading