Mexican Oil & Gas Opportunities Update

May 27, 2014 | Petroleum Club of Houston, Houston, TX

After a sold-out symposium on the same topic, the Mexican Oil & Gas Opportunities Update provided current, expert analysis of Mexico’s newly proposed regulations for the oil and gas industry. Networking opportunities and expert speakers gave attendees the connections and information they needed to take advantage of this emerging market.


  • Update on Status of Energy Reform
    - David Shields, Energia a Debate
  • The US Position on the Mexican Energy Reform
    - Congressman Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives
  • An Update on SENER (Mexican Department of Energy)
    - Javier Estrada, SENER
  • An Update on CNH (National Hydrocarbons Commission)
    - Dr. Guillermo Dominguez, National Hydrocarbons Commission
  • An Update on CRE (The Energy Regulatory Commission)
    - Francisco Agustin de la Isla Corry, The Energy Regulatory Commission
  • The Energy Reform Moving Forward
    - Javier Trevino, Congressman, Secretary of the House Energy Committe, Mexican Federal Congress
  • Legal Panel: The Nuts & Bolts of the Legislation
    - Juan Luna, Lawgistic
    - Marcelo Paramo Fernandez, Paramo & Azar, Abogados
    - Robert Downing, Jr., Greenberg & Traurig
    - Dallas Parker, Mayer Brown
  • A Conversation with Ambassador Antonio Garza
    - Interviewer: Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune
    - Featuring: Ambassador Antonio Garza (ret.), former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico and Counsel in the Mexico Office of White & Case
  • E&P Panel
    - Ernesto Velarde, Ernesto Velarde-Danache, Inc., Host of Mexican television program “Con Sentido Comun”
    - Arindam Bhattacharya, Schlumberger Mexico & Central America
    - Luis Vazquez, Diavaz & Chairman, World Energy Council, Mexico
  • An Update on Pemex and Pemex Procurement
    - Raul Mendoza, PEMEX Procurement
  • Networking Break
  • Panel Discussion: Where Do We Go From Here?
    - Nelson Balido, The Energy Council of the Americas
    - John Padilla, IPD Latin America
    - Jose Antonio Prado, Holland & Knight
    - Jack Belcher, HBW Resources
  • Networking Reception

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