Mexico's Oil Reform Plans Will Attract Intrepid Investors

Law360, New York (June 19, 2013, 8:02 PM EDT) -- Mexico's president has announced plans to break the country's 75-year monopoly over oil exploration and production, a move experts say could make Mexico a major player in the global oil-and-gas market and have industry giants lining up for a piece of the action — as long as there's some assurance that reforms will have staying power.

President Enrique Pena Nieto, who made reforming the country's nationalized hydrocarbon industry an issue when he was elected last year, said this week that he was encouraging lawmakers to allow...
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