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George Baker

Baker & Associates offers niche-market business and policy intelligence related to Mexico's oil and gas, power and chemical industries. Over 1,000 reports have been issued in the last 20 years. Subject matter expert and publisher George Baker, who directs the firm, has carried out consulting assignments starting in the late 1970s at the height of the Oil Boom in Mexico. He brings bilingual and bicultural skill-sets to understanding and responding to challenges of business and public policy, coupled with a deep familiarity with the history and idiosyncrasies of the Mexican operating environment.

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Oil Agenda for Mexico for 2040

Oil Agenda for Mexico for 2040 Vision of AMEXHI, an Upstream Trade Association Our new report provides an analysis and critique of the 174-page document prepared by AMEXHI, the association of oil companies in Mexico. Making use of the forecasts of the International Energy Agency in Paris, the document evaluates the impact on the Mexican Continue Reading

Outlook for the Energy Reform

Outlook for the Energy Reform MEI 868 (FEBRUARY 19) — Rice University’s Baker Institute hosted a panel discussion on the outlook of Mexico’s energy reform under the scenario in which a party of the Left, led by Andrés Manuel López Obrador, wins the presidency in the general elections that are scheduled for July 1, 2018. Continue Reading

Outlook for gasoline pricing in Mexico

Outlook for gasoline pricing in Mexico Retailer opportunity vs regulatory oversight Public Policy Perspective 10042.1 (Rev. 1) HOUSTON — December 13, 2017 This report incorporates information and insights from the workshop presented by Mexico’s Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) on December 6, 2017, at the Law Center of the University of Houston. The report builds on Continue Reading

Unitization in Mexico’s oil and gas fields

Unitization in Mexico’s oil and gas fields In July, Talos Energy LLC caused a stir in energy policy circles in Mexico when it announced that a reservoir on its block extended into a block held by Pemex. Normally, in such situations, the party into whose lease area the reservoir extends must show that it is Continue Reading

Unitization Guidelines in Mexico

Unitization Guidelines in Mexico: A bilingual glossary and definitions We updated our bilingual glossary of terms and definitions in the ENERGY MINISTRY’S draft guidelines regarding unitization. sample pages.