Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled last Thursday that key components of legislation passed in 2021 to overhaul the country’s electric industry law (known by its Spanish initials LIE) do not violate the constitution. The decision is a victory of sorts for President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, although the law still faces numerous challenges in lower courts.…
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“I feel like Mexico is really standing at the edge of a cliff and deep down at the dark bottom of that cliff is Venezuela,” said Marcelo Mereles Gras, veteran Mexico energy expert and partner at HCX Hydrocarbon Exchange, in reference to the legislation proposed by President Andrés López Obrador on Oct. 1 to undo…
Traditional rivals who have faced off for years over issues including property rights and environmental policies have come together in Virginia, calling for establishing a competitive retail electricity market to implement performance-based regulation and other reforms in the state’s energy market.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has signed into law the fast-tracked and controversial oil and natural gas reform bill, which revises oversight and instills increased power in local governments.
Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following question-and-answer (Q&A) column as part of a regular interview series with experts in the Mexican natural gas market.
Officials in two of Colorado’s largest oil and natural gas producing counties are pushing a ballot measure that would repeal reform legislation on the fast track to the governor’s desk.
A main energizer of Mexico’s nascent energy reform, Juan Carlos Zepeda, resigned this month as president of the upstream regulator, the Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH), with only five months to go before the end of his second five-year term.
Mexico’s historic energy reform launched four years ago may hit a few bumps if, as expected, left-wing presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is elected on July 1, but there’s no turning back now, experts said last week.
A critical assessment of Mexico’s new hydrocarbons industry framework has highlighted milestones and areas for improvement four years into the country’s historic energy reforms.
In what could be a sign of things to come in the wake of tax reform championed by President Trump and his Republican allies in Congress, a state regulator from Oklahoma warned contemporaries that swift action was needed to ensure that public utility customers, not the utilities themselves, reap the benefits.