Energy

ELECTRIC ENERGY GENERATION POLICY

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ELECTRIC ENERGY GENERATION POLICY On December 08, 2018, Mexican President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced the general guidelines for what is to become the public policy related to the electric generation in Mexico. Although an specific document has not been issued by the Federal Government, it appears that the new public policy will aim to: […]

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Round 3.3 CNH-R03-L03/2018

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Round 3.3 CNH-R03-L03/2018   In reference to the tenders called by the National Hydrocarbons Commission (“CNH”) regarding the awarding of Exploration and Extraction of Hydrocarbons Contracts (“E&E Contracts). On March 2018, CNH announced the Third Tender of Round Three (CNH-R03-L03/2018), which compels 9 conventional and non-conventional contractual onshore areas located within the region known as […]

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Fourth Wholesale Electric Market Auction

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Fourth Wholesale Electric Market Auction     The National Center of Energy Control (“CENACE” for its acronym in Spanish) has recently announced its intention to release the bidding guidelines for the fourth wholesale electric market auction by March 28, 2018.   Pursuant to the latest information released by CENACE and the Energy Ministry (“SENER”) the […]

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INVITATION TO BID FOR THE FIRST DIRECT CURRENT TRANSMISSION LINE IXTEPEX POWER – YAUTEPEC POWER

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INVITATION TO BID FOR THE FIRST DIRECT CURRENT TRANSMISSION LINE IXTEPEX POWER – YAUTEPEC POWER   On February 8, 2018, the Federal Electricity Commission (“CFE”) published an invitation to an open bidding No. CFE-0036-CASOA-0001-2018 for the public service provision of direct current transmission Ixtepec – Yautepec in favor of CFE. Pursuant to the invitation issued […]

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CALL FOR THE BIDDING PROCESS TO AWARD A MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION CONTRACT FOR THE TRANSMISSION INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE INTERCONNECTION BETWEEN THE NATIONAL INTERCONNECTED SYSTEM AND THE BAJA CALIFORNIA ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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CALL FOR THE BIDDING PROCESS TO AWARD A MANAGEMENT AND OPERATION CONTRACT FOR THE TRANSMISSION INFRASTRUCTURE FOR THE INTERCONNECTION BETWEEN THE NATIONAL INTERCONNECTED SYSTEM AND THE BAJA CALIFORNIA ELECTRICAL SYSTEM     On December 07, 2017, the Ministry of Energy (“SENER”) announced the call for a bidding process for the finance, installation, maintenance, management and […]

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Round 3.1 CNH-R03-L01/2017

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In reference to the tenders called by the National Hydrocarbons Commission (“CNH”) regarding the awarding of Exploration and Extraction of Hydrocarbons Contracts (“E&E Contracts). On September 28, 2017, CNH announced the First Tender of Round Three (CNH-R03-L01/2017), which compels 35 Contractual areas located within the regions known as: (i) Burgos, (ii) Tampico-Misantla-Veracruz, and (iii) Cuencas […]

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Results of BID CNH-R02-L01/2016

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On June 19, 2017, the National Hydrocarbons Commission carried out the filing of the economic proposals act related to the biding process CNH-R02-L01/2016 for the awarding of production sharing contracts for exploration and extraction of hydrocarbons in shallow waters. Pursuant to the results of the bid procedure, 10 contractual areas, from a total of 15, […]

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Opening of Jet-Fuel Business to Private Parties

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Derived from the opening of fuel markets, the Energy Regulatory Commission (“CRE”) has announced that it is urrently preparing an open season, the purpose of which will be to allow bids on part of the fuel storage capacity used to supply different airlines in Mexico, known as jet-fuel. It is important to mention that, as […]

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Improvements to the Mexican Official Standard NOM-016-CRE-2016 “Oil Products Quality Specifications”

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Improvements to the Mexican Official Standard NOM-016-CRE-2016 “Oil Products Quality Specifications”   On June 15, 2017, the Energy Regulatory Commission (“CRE”) authorized improvements to the Mexican Official Standard NOM-016-CRE-2016 “Oil Product Quality Specifications” The main purpose of the modifications approved by CRE is to increase competition among the fuel and diesel markets, derived from the […]

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Elimination of Maximum Price of Natural Gas First-Hand Sales

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Elimination of Maximum Price of Natural Gas First-Hand Sales   On June 19, 2017, the Energy Regulatory Commission (“CRE”) issued a communication approving the elimination of the maximum price of natural gas at first-hand sales. The main purposes of the price elimination are the following: a. The facilitation of the recovery of natural gas production. […]