Haynes and Boone Collaborates with Rice University To Sponsor Mexico Energy Reform Event


HOUSTON – The Haynes and Boone, LLP Americas Colloquium and the Mexico Center and Center of Energy Studies at Rice University's Baker Institute recently sponsored “Mexico’s Energy Reform: Powering the Future,” an event engaging energy stakeholders in a focused discussion on Mexico's energy reforms and the infrastructure investment it will require, as well as the legal implications for new Mexico energy markets. 

Haynes and Boone Partner George Y. Gonzalez served as an opening speaker, while Partners Alberto de la Peña, Ariel Ramos and Hunt Buckley participated as panelists discussing topics such as the future of energy reforms in Mexico, challenges and opportunities for shale gas, and in the Gulf of Mexico. Partners Antonio Franck and Ricardo Garcia-Moreno, meanwhile, served as moderators for their respective panels. 

Media personnel from Univision Houston 45, the Houston Chronicle and the Wall Street Journal interviewed panelists and speakers throughout the event, gaining additional insight about the Mexico energy markets and reform. Univision Houston 45’s full interview can be found here and the Houston Chronicle article can be found here

The event hosted more than 160 participants and included guest speaker, Froylan Gracia Galicia, PEMEX executive chief of staff to the Director General; panelists Ricardo Colmenter, Weatherford International general regional counsel – Western Hemisphere and Xavier Antonio de la Garza of PEMEX’s International Department Legal Division, at Rice University in Houston. A full list of the event speakers and videos from the colloquium can be found here.

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