Pena Nieto ‘Convinced’ He’ll Reach Energy Pact

(Corrects timing of meeting with president in second paragraph.)

Mexico presidential candidate Enrique Pena Nieto, who preliminary data show is the winner of yesterday’s election, said he’s “convinced” he’ll reach an agreement on opening Mexico’s energy sector with opposition parties in Congress.

Pena Nieto will meet with President Felipe Calderon after July 8 to discuss the transition between governments, he said during an event today in Mexico City.

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