MORENA in Houston

Houston, September 27, 2018 (MEI 880) This report draws on attendance at five of seven discussions that were held in Houston during the week of Sept. 18-25, 2018 about the outlook for energy and environmental policies in Mexico under the incoming MORENA-led administration. The presentation and Q&A on Sept. 19...
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Oil policy agenda: AMLO’s MORENA Party (original Spanish text)

Houston, December 7, 2017 (MEI 860, appended Sept. 4, 2018) This report comments on the 10 strategic initiatives that were proposed by the political party MORENA, whose candidate in the 2018 presidential elections in Andrés Manuel López Obrador. MORENA is the only party to have a developed energy plan, the...
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Urging Morena to be More Ambitious

Houston, Aug. 22, 2018 (MEI 878) This report urges the incoming MORENA administration to be more ambitious in its planning for the energy sector. We list two dozen topics grouped in to six categories: Corporate governance and culture, downstream regime, legal, regulatory oversight, social and environmental policy and upstream regime....
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The New York Times and Mexican Public Opinion 2018 and 2006

Houston, Aug. 1, 2018 (MEI 102290) This report concerns two instances in which the pages of The New York Times have been employed to communicate messages to Mexican audiences and influence public opinion outside of Mexico. In July 2018, the shareholders of a struggling drilling contractor, Oro Negro, utilized a...
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