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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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Urging Morena to be More Ambitious

Houston, Aug. 22, 2018 (MEI 878) This report urges the incoming MORENA administration to be more ambitious in its planning for the energy sector. We list two dozen topics grouped in to six categories: Corporate governance and culture, downstream regime, legal, regulatory oversight, social and environmental policy and upstream regime. We observe that insofar at Continue Reading

Morena’s Energy Proposals

Houston, Aug. 18, 2018 (MEI 877)This report critiques the 50 proposals of the MORENA party related to energy as set forth in a document dated July 10, 2018. We characterize the proposals using metaphors from chemistry: interesting (silver), crowd-pleasing (bromide) and problematic (plutonium). We note that MORENA has roots that go deep in Mexican history Continue Reading

Authorities review 2012 Hydrocarbon Agreement

Houston, Aug. 16, 2018 (MEI 121) US and Mexican authorities review 2012 Agreement. the title pages to our reports on cross-border topics. Contact us for a bundled price for these reports. Call or text George Baker at 832-434-3928 (cell) for more information.

The New York Times and Mexican Public Opinion 2018 and 2006

Houston, Aug. 1, 2018 (MEI 102290) This report concerns two instances in which the pages of The New York Times have been employed to communicate messages to Mexican audiences and influence public opinion outside of Mexico. In July 2018, the shareholders of a struggling drilling contractor, Oro Negro, utilized a paid insertion that was intended Continue Reading


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