Mexican Oil & Gas Opportunities Update
May 27, 2014 | 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.

Petroleum Club of Houston

The Venue

This one-day event was held at the Petroleum Club in Houston, Texas, offering an elegant atmosphere and panoramic view of the Houston skyline.

Conference Agenda

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Time Description
8:45 am Welcome Remarks
Peter Cook, Petroleum Connection
8:55 am Update on Status of Energy Reform
David Shields, Energia a Debate
9:10 am The US Position on the Mexican Energy Reform
Congressman Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives
9:30 am An Update on SENER (Mexican Department of Energy)
Javier Estrada, SENER
9:45 am An Update on CNH (National Hydrocarbons Commission)
Dr. Guillermo Dominguez, National Hydrocarbons Commission
10:05 am An Update on CRE (The Energy Regulatory Commission)
Francisco Agustin de la Isla Corry, The Energy Regulatory Commission
10:20 am Networking Break
10:45 am The Energy Reform Moving Forward
Javier Trevino, Congressman, Secretary of the House Energy Committe, Mexican Federal Congress
11:15 am Legal Panel: The Nuts & Bolts of the Legislation
Moderator: Juan Luna, Lawgistic
Panelist: Marcelo Paramo Fernandez, Paramo & Azar, Abogados
Panelist: Roberty Downing, Jr., Greenbergy & Traurig
Panelist: Dallas Parker, Mayer Brown
12:15 pm 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
1:30 pm E&P Panel
Moderator: Ernesto Velarde, Ernesto Velarde-Danache, Inc., Host of Mexican television program “Con Sentido Comun”
Panelist: Arindam Bhattacharya, Schlumberger Mexico & Central America
Panelist: Luis Vazquez, Diavaz & Chairman, World Energy Council, Mexico
2:15 pm An Update on Pemex and Pemex Procurement
Raul Mendoza, PEMEX Procurement
2:45 pm Networking Break
3:00 pm Panel Discussion: Where Do We Go From Here?
Moderator: Nelson Balido, The Energy Council of the Americas and Contributor, Fox News Latino
Panelist: John Padilla, IPD Latin America
Panelist: Jose Antonio Prado, Holland & Knight
Panelist: Jack Belcher, HBW Resources
4:00 pm Networking Reception

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