Next year, Mexico will open its energy sector to foreign investors for the first time in more than 75 years.
Companies based in neighboring Texas stand to make a fortune by unlocking oil and gas trapped in Mexican shale plays, by means of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking.”
Getting at those hidden riches though could prove not just expensive, but dangerous. From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Andrew Schneider of Houston Public Media reports.
This segment aired on October 28, 2014.