Congressional approval of the 2012 US-Mexico Trans-Boundary Hydrocarbons Treaty would produce significant benefits for both countries, witnesses told a US House Natural Resources subcommittee.
The Energy and Minerals Subcommittee on Apr. 25 examined legislation to accomplish that.
"We are encouraged by the accelerating pace of interest and movement on implementing this agreement," Carlos Pasqual, special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs at the US Department of State, told the subcommittee.
He said that HR 1613, which committee member Jeff Duncan (R-SC) introduced a day earlier, would provide "a much needed mechanism to facilitate the responsible and ef...