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Mexico’s Energy Reforms: New Frontiers in Regulatory Transparency

24 January 2017 11:00AM EDT

  • Event

  • Ending 12:15PM EDT

The discussion focused on NRGI's new report, International Best Practices for Transparency in Contract Management: Recommendations for Mexico, available in English and Spanish. This event was webcast on Carnegie's event page and YouTube Channel. It is embedded below.

Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) has faced myriad challenges and opportunities since its first open licensing rounds in 2015. What can an independent regulatory agency achieve in a country that just opened its petroleum industry to private investments? The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) led a discussion in Washington, D.C., on 24 January for a with experts on global resource transparency. CNH’s Juan Carlos Zepeda delivered a keynote, and Carnegie’s Deborah Gordon moderated the discussion. 

Keynote speaker

Juan Carlos Zepeda is the president commissioner of Mexico's National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH).


Deborah Gordon (@DxGordon) is the director of the Energy and Climate program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.


Daniel Kaufmann (@kaufpost) is the president and CEO of the Natural Resource Governance Institute.

Mary Warlick is the principal deputy assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of Energy Resources at the U.S. Department of State.

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