Mixed reactions to Mexico’s energy policy shift

By Staff | August 14, 2013 | Last updated on August 14, 2013
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The Mexican government is taking significant steps towards opening up its energy sector to foreign firms.

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If passed, a pair of constitutional amendments would allow limited joint ventures between the country’s national energy firm, Pemex, and foreign players like Exxon Mobil, Chevron and BP, reports Forbes.com.

While big firms have welcomed the news, they see the proposal as “fall[ing] short of the best-case scenario, one in which they would be allowed to own oil and gas reserves,” notes the report.

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