This book provides answers to questions about certain basic issues arising in the energy policy making process in Mexico. It offers a general overview of the energy sector, analyzes the strategies and policies of the hydrocarbon subsector, and addresses energy planning between 1970 and 1988.
Part 1: An Overview of the Energy Sector 1. The Mexican Energy Sector 2. Planning and Development in the Hydrocarbon Subsector 3. Development and Planning in the Mexican Electricity Subsector 4. Planning and Development in the Coal Industry in Mexico 5. Nuclear Electricity Planning and Development 6. Mexico's Progress in Planning and Development of New Energy Sources Part 2: Strategies and Policies for Hydrocarbon Exploration and Exploitation 7. Exploration and Exploitation 8. The Refining Industry 9. The Basic Petrochemical Industry 10. Transport and Distribution 11. Foreign Trade 12. Pemex's Finances 13. Domestic Pricing Policy 14. The Role of Strategies and Policies in Fortifying Domestic Technological Capacity 15. The Impact of Oil Exploitation on the Environment Part 3: Energy Planning between 1970 and 1988 16. Energy Planning for 1970–1976 17. Energy Planning for 1977–1982 18. Energy Planning for 1982–1988