Mexican Unconventionals Opportunities

2014 Symposium

January 7, 2014 | Houston, TX

Mexican Unconventionals Opportunities Symposium
January 7, 2014 | Houston, TX

The Mexican Unconventionals Opportunities Symposium discussed the opportunities emerging from Mexico’s new policies on foreign investment and partnerships for oil & gas exploration. The unique topic, networking opportunities and superb speakers, including Arturo Henriquez, President & CEO of Pemex Procurement, made this a must-attend event with every available seat taken!

Petroleum Club Houston, TX

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.


Symposium Agenda

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Time Description
9:00 am Welcome Remarks
Peter Cook, Petroleum Connection
9:15 am The U.S. Position on the Mexican Energy Reform
Congressman Henry Cuellar, U.S. House of Representatives
9:45 am An Overview of the Opportunity
Chris Robart, PacWest Consulting
10:15 am Networking Break
10:45 am Putting Mexican Energy Reform into Perspective
Robert J. Downing, Duke Energy International
11:00 am Panel Discussion: Technical Challenges & Opportunities
Moderator: Dr. Kenneth Medlock, Center for Energy Studies, Baker Institute, Rice University
Panelist: Jorge Lopez-de-Cardenas, Schlumberger
Panelist: Carlos Garcia, Lewis Energy
Panelist: George Baker, Mexico Energy Intelligence and
12:00 pm Keynote Lunch
Javier Trevino, Secretary of the House Energy Committee, Mexican Federal Congress
1:15 pm Panel Discussion: Infrastructure & Support Service Opportunities
Moderator: Juan Luna, Director, Lawgistic
Panelist: Enrique Castillo, Capital Logistics
Panelist: Joseph Linck, NAFTA Marine Highway Company
Panelist: Justin Renfro, Superior Silica Sand
2:00 pm Networking Break
2:30 pm Resources for U.S. - Mexican Partnerships
Al Zapanta, United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce
3:00 pm How to Do Business with Pemex
Arturo Henriquez, Pemex Procurement International
3:30 pm Networking Reception

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