Vigilantes patrol as Mexico concludes its energy reform

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In 2013, Mexico signed into law an important and controversial set of structural reforms, one of which opens the way for foreign companies to profit from Mexico’s oil holdings. An article in The Economist lauded Mexico’s reforms, and Forbes writer Jim O’Neill tipped Mexico as one of the countries set to follow hard on the heels of the BRICS.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation UK
Publication statusPublished - 19 Mar 2014

Bibliographical note

Trevor Stack receives funding from British Academy and Carnegie Trust, although the research is not directly on the topics of the article.


  • Energy
  • Methamphetamines
  • Mexico
  • War on Drugs
  • Cocaine
  • Gangs
  • Latin America
  • Cartels
  • Oil and gas
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)


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