President Enrique Peña Nieto received the “IHS
Ceraweek Global Energy Lifetime Achievement Award” from Daniel Yergin,
co-founder and chairman of CERA, which was awarded to a head of state for the
During the event, he made three announcements
linked to Energy Reform and outlined the upcoming stages:
1. In the second quarter, CFE will call for bids for
the first transmission line, with private participation, he said.
2. In early December, the fourth bidding of Round One
will be held, corresponding to the exploration sites located in the deep waters
of the Gulf of Mexico.
3. As of April 1, 2016, any company will be able to
import gasoline and diesel, which will be reflected in better prices in our
Through these announcements, Mexico makes it clear that Energy Reform is
Phases to come
FIRST. Regardless of what is happening in the international environment, Mexico
is proceeding with the implementation of Energy Reform. The government
is committed to achieving its full, effective and timely implementation.
Despite low international oil prices, the world is
trusting and investing in Mexico. All the planned bids for contracts for 2015 were
held, and increasingly successfully.
Second. The Mexican government will continue to implement Energy Reform, based on
the highest standards of transparency and accountability.
THIRD. Efforts will continue to ensure that the Mexican energy sector is
characterized by quality regulatory and contractual practices, to give full
certainty to investors. with a stable, competitive fiscal framework.
The Mexican authorities will continue to conduct
themselves with complete openness and willingness in order to continue
improving their processes. The current rate of calls for bids for hydrocarbon
extraction contracts will continue.
“Mexico is determined to have the technological, financial and risk
management capacity developed by the global oil industry for this type of