BUSINESS & FINANCE

As the Energy Reform’s momentum grows, the changes in the Mexican oil and gas industry are generating a buzz that could change investment trends for private investors near and far, financing institutions and project developers both in the country and abroad. The previous restrictions on investment in the sector have been all but lifted and the companies flowing into its different segments are searching for the funding to make their plans a reality, while at the same time having to deal with the financing sector’s natural wariness about the country’s still newly opened industry and its legal framework.

The market is evolving and large business opportunities have emerged for projects requiring heavy investments such as pipelines, oil platforms, refineries and so on. This chapter offers insight into the main financial concerns and opportunities as the market shows the first newcomers the possibilities for investment in the revamped Mexican hydrocarbons industry.