INVESTIGATION

The unknown winners of Mexico’s energy reform

An investigation by EL PAÍS reveals how an obscure US company, just months after being created, began winning multimillion-dollar contracts from a subsidiary of Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) soon after the opening of the country’s electricity sector. The ties between Guillermo Turrent, a key executive during the Enrique Peña Nieto administration, and the founders of Whitewater Midstream, tell the story of a pursuit of profits in recently liberalized energy markets