The Future Of Mexico’s Energy Industry Is In The Air

Leftist candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s victory in last July presidential election casts a shadow over the future of Mexico’s ongoing energy reform. The president-elect has not yet said whether he will continue tenders of oil assets, and during the campaign described the 2013 reform bill as “vile trick” and a “complete flop”. He also pledged to build at least one oil refinery, a proposal perceived as a “nationalist madness.” Will López Obrador find the right balance between…