Emerging Markets Webinar: Investment Opportunities in Mexico in the Wake of the 2013 Energy Reform

[On Demand - DL1079]

Course Type: Audio / PowerPoint Presentation

Course Registration Fee: Lex Mundi Member Fee: No Charge / Non-Member Fee: No Charge
Duration: 60 minutes

Course Description:

In 2013, the Mexican government passed a law deregulating the energy industry.  The process officially started at the beginning of this year and will ultimately allow for opportunities in private investment in areas including, refining, transportation, exploration, extraction and storage and distribution.

This webinar provides an expansive look into the new projects and investment opportunities that have emerged in the wake of the energy reformation, focusing on opportunities in upstream, midstream and downstream activities in the industry as well as the rounds that have been called by the government for awarding contracts in exploration and extraction of hydrocarbons in onshore and offshore blocks.  

    What You Will Learn:

    • New investment opportunities in México in the oil and gas industry since 2013 (opening of the oil and gas industry in México).
    • National and multinational companies have been awarded exploration and extraction contracts in shallow, deep and ultra-deep waters of the Mexican Gulf and onshore blocks. 
    • Open seasons to award storage and transportation capacity for fuels and diesel have also been called by the State-Owned Productive Company, PEMEX and more are expected to be called during 2017.
    • Tenders to construct natural gas pipelines to be called during 2017 – 2018.
    • Main challenges related to the importation, commercialization and sale of gasolines and diesels that new companies are facing (i.e. opening of new service stations, lack of infrastructure to storage and distribute oil products, among others).





    Juan Carlos Serra, Partner and Head of the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Practice Groups with Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C., (Lex Mundi member firm for Mexico)

    Juan Carlos Serra has been with Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C. since 1996. He is the Head of the Energy, Mining and Infrastructure Practice Groups. Juan Carlos worked in the private sector lending arm of the Interamerican Development Bank, called the Interamerican Investment Corporation.

    Juan Carlos is a Graduate from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and has a Master´s Degree from Georgetown University (Fullbright Scholarship). 

    Recognized by Latin American Energy and Infrastructure Guide as a Leading Lawyer. Ranked by Chambers Latin America as a leading lawyer in Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Energy & Natural Resources practices.  Recognized as Latin America´s Leading lawyer in IFLR 1000 Energy and Infrastructure. Named World´s Leading Lawyer by Who´s Who of Mining Lawyers, as well as Who´s Who of Energy Lawyers.

    His specific experience includes joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, investments, acquisitions, and solid experience participating in national and international public bidding, as well as extensive advice in energy and mining issues.

    He is an active member of the Mexican Legal Bar (Barra Mexicana del Colegio de Abogados), Institute of Energy Law, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), as well as The International Bar Association (IBA).

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    Registration and fees:

    Lex Mundi Member Fee - No Charge
    Non-Member Fee - No Charge

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