Potential future open seasons on Mexico’s Sistrangas national pipeline system could be designed to benefit the nation’s state-run energy companies Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) and Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex), according to energy and regulatory lawyer Paulina Doen.


“At the same time, given that both CFE and Pemex use the Sistrangas system, the open seasons could be favorable in that they would expand the system, which could allow for more private participation,” she said.

Doen is an energy and regulatory lawyer at the legal consulting firm Sánchez DeVanny in Mexico City, where she has worked as an associate since 2021.

Previously, Doen worked as in-house counsel in the contracts department in the legal affairs office at Centro Nacional de Control del Gas...