About: George Baker

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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Glossary of Mexico’s Motor Fuel Standards

Glossary of Mexico’s Motor Fuel Standards: Preparing for non-Pemex imports MEI 836 (Houston) — On June 26, 2016, the CRE authorized 10% ethanol gasoline for Mexico, reversing an earlier policy that excluded U.S. ethanol-enriched gasoline from entering the Mexico market. Download sample pages of this 28-page glossary by clicking MEI 836 Glossary of Mexico’s Motor Continue Reading

Why Mexico needs a 2nd national oil company

Why Mexico needs a 2nd national oil company A state-majority owned company for offshore exploration At a Mexico panel at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) on May 4, speakers worried that the pace of exploration in deep-water areas is too slow to build the needed “E&P Village.” During the Q&A, the status of Pemex as Continue Reading

Opinión: ¿Habrá un mercado abierto de combustibles en el corto plazo?

Opinión: ¿Habrá un mercado abierto de combustibles en el corto plazo? Outlook for motor fuel market in Mexico (Spanish) Algunos bromeamos que en México tiene uno que saber manejar sólo cuatro palabras: no, pero, pues y sí, como en la expresión Sí, pero no, pues, o su variación, Pues sí, pero no. Amerita citar este Continue Reading

Watch “Boom in Tierra Mexicana” opening ceremony

Watch the speakers program during the opening ceremony of an oil history exhibit that presents unknown photographs about Mexico’s first oil boom (1900-1930).

Can Mexico Keep Its Oil Reserves from Dwindling?

Can Mexico Keep Its Oil Reserves from Dwindling? In a recent article published in the Latin America Energy Advisor, George Baker, editor and publisher of Mexico Energy Intelligence, is quoted as saying: “A country with petroleum deposits never ‘runs out of oil’ in a literal sense.” DOWNLOAD ARTICLE Also see Erik Brand’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/can-mexico-keep-its-oil-reserves-from-dwindling-erik-brand Also Continue Reading