Category Archives: Round 1 – Chapter 1

First auction of Mexico’s Hydrocarbon Commission

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First auction of Mexico’s Hydrocarbon Commission (CNH) of petroleum blocks (July 15, 2015) Last week, at a press briefing in Mexico City, senior government officials told journalists what to expect at the auctions scheduled for July 15 (including the seating plans). The slides are attached. It will be an all-day event starting at 8:00 a.m. Continue Reading

Concessions vs. License in Mexico

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Ripple effects of the 1960 anachronism in the Peña oil regime of 2013 HOUSTON — In its public-relations campaign in 2013, the Peña represented its oil reform as a turning back of the clock to the Cárdenas‐era legal regime of 1940. For that, there were two constitutional amendments to Article 27 from 1960 that stood Continue Reading

Injunctive Relief in Mexican Courts

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Interview with Juan Carlos Collado, June 26, 2015, attorney with specialization in energy law Commentary in relation to the request for statutory review of Article 27 of the Hydrocarbon Act of 2014, as submitted by Minera del Norte, S.A. de C.V. Mexico Energy Intelligence (MEI): As we see it, the recent removal of the Anáhuac Continue Reading