Mexico’s vitality reform: Basis, implementation, and problem…



In a February speak hosted by the MIT Vitality Initiative, Lourdes Melgar, the Robert Wilhelm Fellow on the Middle of Worldwide Research at MIT, outlined the historic vitality reform Mexico authorised on the constitutional degree in December 2013 and offered an replace on the implementation and challenges forward. This reform, known as an vitality revolution, goals at rising Mexico’s vitality safety whereas mitigating local weather change. It entails the creation of vitality markets within the hydrocarbons and energy sectors and the participation of personal buyers in all of the actions of the vitality sector. The implementation is transferring forward with bidding processes within the upstream, in addition to within the energy sector. Melgar additionally addressed the challenges Mexico faces because it consolidates its new vitality mannequin.

This speak was introduced on February 14, 2017.

Concerning the speaker:

Lourdes Melgar is at the moment the Robert Wilhelm Fellow on the Middle of Worldwide Research at MIT. From December 2012 to February 2014, she served as Mexico’s under-secretary of electrical energy and from February 2014 to July 2016, she was Mexico’s deputy secretary of vitality for hydrocarbons. She was a key participant within the design and implementation of Mexico’s vitality reform. She is a nationwide researcher of the Mexican Science and Expertise Council (CONACYT).