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Mexico Energy Intelligence

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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Houston, July 28, 2018 (MEI 10053) This report began as a search in the Mexican constitution for anything that would prevent the development of a secondary market in upstream leases, that is, new investors who would bring additional capital, talent and jobs to portions of existing CNH leases. For this, the original leaseholder must be Continue Reading

MEXICO’S 2018 ELECTIONS: Voter Rebellion or Electoral Syzygy?

Houston,July 9, 2018 (MEI 876) This report seeks to understand the electoral victory of Andrés Manuel López Obrador and his MORENA party in the general elections held on July 1, 2018. The party wins dominant positions in Congress, putting within reach of rolling back the energy reform that was written into amendments of the constitution Continue Reading

OTC 2018 Mexico’s Minimalist Presence

MEI Market Note 227 Houston, May 14, 2018 This report is the second on the 2018 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC). No MX government speakers attended. Their absence would mean that oil reform would be ignored in the OTC program. IMP’s Ernesto Ríos spoke, as did Pemex’s Ulises Hernández, each about their interest in partnerships. We Continue Reading

Ultramar Oil & Gas, S.A. de C.V. (aka Pemex 2.0)

Mexico’s 2nd National Oil Company for Frontier Plays HOUSTON, MAY 3-4, 2018 — Download George Baker’s slides from a May 4th panel on the “Privatization of Pemex.” G Baker – Ultramar Oil & Gas, S.A. de C.V. presentation.

An interview with Juan Carlos Zepeda

What should CNH tell the next Government? Interview with Juan Carlos Zepeda Mexico Energy Intelligence (MEI) No. 867 – An interview held with President-Commissioner Juan Carlos Zepeda on February 6, 2017. The topics cover items flagged in our earlier report that was issued on January 10 in which we imagined his responses to questions about Continue Reading