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Gas security in the land of insecurity: governance challenges of shale gas development in Mexico

Hernández Ibarzábal, José Alberto


This article identifies the governance challenges of shale gas development. Mexico has vast shale gas reserves and production and exploration of natural gas were liberalised after the energy reform was adopted into law in 2014. This reform established the governing system that will rule the upstream oil and gas sectors. This governing system consists of a regulatory setting composed of federal institutions that lack human resources specialising in shale development. In early 2018, the first...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-09-11
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law
DOI: 10.1080/02646811.2017.1358001


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