Mexico Assembly

MAY, 2022|cdmx

mexico's most SENIOR ENERGY sector gathering – outlining the path to energy independence

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THE WHO'S WHO OF MEXICO'S ENERGY SECTOR

 

Mexico Assembly is the most senior private gathering of Mexico’s Energy Sector. The Assembly brings together 350+ CEOs, CFOs, VPs and Regional Heads of E&Ps, High-Level Investment Funds as well as Regulatory & Government bodies. Mexico Assembly is attended by operators in both the Public and Private Sector, alongside Consultants to gather for two full days behind-closed-doors. Offering 1-2-1 meetings and high-level discussions to navigate the uncertainty surrounding Mexico’s energy industry. Mexico Assembly boasts representatives from 15+ countries and an audience made up of over 65% VP level and above. Mexico Assembly is where Mexico’s Energy Sector sets the agenda for the weeks, months and years ahead.

After the success of our Virtual event this past May we look forward to seeing you in person in Mexico in 2022.

All On-Demand content from our online event is available to our registered attendees on the event platform. 

We thank all our attendees, sponsors and partners for their support in 2021.

 

 

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OUR FULL AGENDA 
A GLANCE AT OUR 2021 EVENT

DAY 1

DAY 1 – Empowering the Growth of Mexico’s Energy Sector – How to Forge Successful Operations

 

Wednesday May 26th, Energy Council Virtual Platform 

 

08:30-9:00am Log-In To Virtual Platform & Energy Council Virtual Coffee Breakouts

 

09:15 Welcome Remarks: Matt Maginnis, Portfolio Director – Latin America, Energy Council

 Enrique Schindelheim, Regional Director, Energy Council

 

09:30-09:38 Keynote Opening Address: Presentation from the Executive Management of the ASEA

 

Confirmed Speaker:

Ing. Ángel Carrizales, Executive Director, ASEA

 

 

09:45-10:05 Keynote Address: IHS Markit: The Current Climate – An Analysis of Mexico’s Energy Sector in 2021

 

Invited Speaker:

Alejandra León, Director: Upstream, IHS Markit

 

 

10:15-11:30am Keynote Leaders Panel: DRIVING MEXICO’S RECOVERY – The Importance of Public and Private Sector Collaboration in 2021/22

In the context of post-covid recovery, how will the public and private sector collaborate in order for the Mexican Energy Sector to prosper? 

  • Confronting the challenges of gaining Energy Independence in Mexico – the role of collaboration and successful private-public sector partnerships
  • A detailed breakdown on the plan to increase Mexico’s production from public agencies – what role will both sectors play?
  • How has the oil-price volatility affected previous plans to increase production?
  • How are companies adapting in order to attract capital? The importance of de-risking in the current climate
  • Collaboration and recent commitment of local suppliers & services

 

Confirmed Speakers:

Ali Moshiri, President, Amos Global Energy

John Padilla, Director General, IPD Latin America

Andres Brugmann, Director General Mexico, Fieldwood Energy

Rodolfo Guzmán, Managing Partner, Arthur D Little (moderator)

 

11:30-12:00 – Coffee Break & Virtual Networking Breakouts

 

12:00-13:00pm: RAISING CAPITAL AND FINANCE STRUCTURING IN MEXICO – Local, International and Alternative Methods for Energy Investments

  • Comparing energy capital raising environments now vs 18 months ago, how has the pandemic affected both investor sentiment and deal structuring in the Mexican Energy Sector?
  • An analysis of the main hurdles for investors in Mexico – how has current market conditions and regulation affected sentiment and where are the opportunities now?
  • Assigning capital within Mexico’s Energy Mix – E&P, Midstream, Renewables & Infrastructure, current fund strategies among Mexico’s finance and investment community

 

Confirmed Speakers:

Antonio Borja Charles, Partner-Energy, Galicia Abogados (Moderator)

Adi Blum, Managing Director, Blackrock

Alex Fabrega, Director – Investments, CKD Infraestructura México

Javier Arieto, Director Energy Investments, Actis

Elena Robciuc, Managing Director Energy Group, Société Générale

 

13:00-14:00pm Lunch; Council Connect Meetings & Virtual Breakout Rooms

 

14:00-14:20 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION – UPDATE ON ZAMA                   

 

Confirmed Speaker:

Tim Duncan, President & CEO, Talos Energy

 

14:30pm-15:45pm: THE GREAT POTENTIAL OF E&P IN MEXICO – What does the future of Mexican E&P Look Like in a Volatile Price Environment?

 

  • An Update from the active explorers and producers in Mexico – offshore discoveries and plans for 2021/22 in Mexico
  • Exploration Results and activity update from Mexico’s active private and public sector explorers
  • An analysis of Mexican E&P regulations and their impact on private sector investment in offshore
  • The roadmap to 2030 – what role will E&P play in the Mexican Energy Mix in the next decade?
  • Discussion on accessing capital for E&P projects and how investor sentiment shifts are affecting offshore producers

 

Confirmed Speakers:

Warren Levy, CEO, Jaguar E&P

Sergio Limardo, Managing Director: Upstream, Repsol

Pablo Tejera-Cuesta, General Manager: Upstream Development, Mexico, Shell

Carlos Morales Gil, Director General, PetroBal

Jorge Milanese, Regional Director, Sproule (moderator)

Tessy Rivera Cervera, CFO, Ainda Energía & Infraestructura

 

16:00-17:15pm HOW TO GROW IN MEXICO – Operating Successfully in Partnerships in Mexico: What Are the Parameters of Successful Collaborations and JVs in the Energy Sector and How to Manage Regulatory and Security Risk

Risks are hard to define and measure, and even harder to insure against. Regulatory risk is a concern for a lot of

investors and operators in Mexico

  • Working with PEMEX and Public Entities – how are E&P companies coordinating successful working partnerships with Mexico’s State-Owned Energy players?
  • How are new E&P companies entering Mexico and how are projects progressing?
  • An analysis of the primary risks causing disruption in Mexico and how are they currently managed and measured
  • What does a typical partnership in Mexico’s energy sector look like and how has this had to adapt in the last 18 months?
  • Which regulatory hurdles are considered the most challenging by financiers? Examples of successful partnerships
  • in Mexico over the last 12 months

Confirmed speakers: ENG

Ermilo Barrera, Director de Planeación, Agencia de Energía del Gobierno de Puebla

Sylvain Petiteau, VP – Reservoir, Development and Asset Management, Wintershall Dea

Alexandre Tilmant, Founder and Managing Partner, TELA Energy

Stephan Drouard, Project Director, BHP

Diogo Pais, Director, Duff & Phelps (moderator)

 

5:30pm-6:30pm Virtual Networking and End of Day 1

DAY 2

DAY 2 – Identifying the Path to Mexican Energy Independence: Energy Transition, Infrastructure Investment, Gas & Downstream Projects

 Thursday May 27, Energy Council Virtual Platform

 08:00-08:30am Log-In To Virtual Platform & Energy Council Virtual Coffee Breakouts

 

08:45 Welcome Remarks: Matt Maginnis, Portfolio Director – Americas, Energy Council

     Enrique Schindelheim, Regional Director, Energy Council

 

9:00-10:00am UNLOCKING THE POTENTIAL OF MEXICO’S ENERGY SECTOR – The Need for Infrastructure Investment in Mexico to drive Energy Independence

  • The latest in Energy Infrastructure projects in Mexico – what is the current investor sentiment for taking on new projects?
  • An analysis of the opportunities for both investors and operators in the infrastructure space
  • First-hand accounts from the companies engaging in the growth of Mexico’s Energy Sector through infrastructure projects in the last 18 months
  • Pipelines, rigs, refining capacity, storage etc. Where in the value chain are the unique opportunities in the current climate?
  • What role is infrastructure going to need to play in Mexico’s journey to Energy Independence or a smaller dependence on foreign imports?

 

Confirmed Speakers: ESP

Fernando Tovar, CEO, ENGIE Mexico

Miguel Angel Alonso Rubio, Director General, Mexico, Acciona Energia

Manuel Rodriguez Arregui, Chief Executive Officer, Ainda Energia y Infraestructura

David Hernández, Director General, Sustentabilidad Empresarial

Marco Biersinger, Director, Duff & Phelps (Moderator)

 

 

10:15-11:00 – AVEVA Presentation – The Value of Sustainability

Stan De Vries, Senior Director – Digital Acceleration, AVEVA

 

11:15-12:30pm The Energy Transition in Mexico – What Plans are in Place in Mexico to Diversify the Energy Mix and What Will It Look like in 2030 and beyond?

  • An analysis of the current market conditions in Mexico for renewables projects – what is the potential for this sector to grow in Mexico?
  • The impact of Covid-19 on the renewables market in Mexico – how have strategies adapted for investors as well as operators?
  • The need of Mexico to strengthen the transmission grid – Generation, Distribution and Transmission
  • Identifying the new opportunities in Mexico for renewables players, in the face of regulatory hurdles
  • The role of alternative energy sources in Mexico’s journey to Energy Independence

 

Confirmed Speakers: ENG

Nelson Delgado, Managing Director, ASOLMEX

Daniel Espinosa, Head of Asset Management, Balam Fund

Paul Centeno Lappas, Mexico Managing Director, Neoen

Javier Orellana, Investment Principal, Actis

Maria Jose Trevino, Country Manager, Acclaim Energy

Jorge Milanese, Regional Director, Sproule (moderator)

 

 

12:30-14:00pm Lunch; Council Connect Meetings & Virtual Breakout Rooms

2:00-3:15pm GAS MARKETS IN MEXICO – OPTIONALITY FOR STORAGE, LNG, & COMMERCIALIZATION

This discussion will debate pricing, priorities and challenges for traders operating in Mexico and beyond

  • How competitive is gas in Mexico’s market & what is the impact of gas coming from the US market (Permian Basin & Eagle Ford)?
  • The importance of infrastructure improvements in Mexico for Gas and LNG to avoid dependence on imported gas
  • What optionality do gas traders have & what are their main challenges?
  • Updates on Storage & LNG projects in Mexico and the impact they will make on the gas markets

 

Confirmed speakers: ENG

Jean Nicolas Lejeune, Director of Energy Commercialization, ENGIE

Geoff Street, Director of Natural Gas Marketing, Tenaska

Raúl Puente, Director General de Almacenamientos Subterráneos, CYDSA

Santiago Garcia, CEO, Santa Fe Natural Gas (Moderator)

 

3:30-4:30pm STORAGE PROJECTS & FUEL RETAIL – EXPANSION, CAPACITY, PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

The discussion will analyze the state of Mexico’s storage market for fuels and gas and new infrastructure to improve it

  • 12 months in review: what were the fuel market’s expectations vs reality
  • How can the industry cooperate more?
  • What storage projects are planned by the government and private players?
  • Review of the terminals and market access opportunities

 

Confirmed speakers: ESP

Lic. Julio Camelo Vernis, Head of the Normativity Unit, ASEA

Rocío Cárdenas, Director of Development, IEnova Infraestructura Energética

Carlos Camacho, Presidente & CEO, Galca Energy

Diana Pineda, Partner, Gonzalez Calvillo (moderator)

 

4:45-5:00pm CLOSING REMARKS from Energy Council and Advisors

2021
SPEAKERS

Adi Blum

Adi Blum

Managing Director, Blackrock

Alejandra Leon

Alejandra Leon

Director: Upstream, IHS Markit

Alex Fabrega

Alex Fabrega

Director – Investments CKD Infraestructura México

Alexandre Tilmant

Alexandre Tilmant

Founder, TELA ENERGY

Ali Moshiri

Ali Moshiri

Ali Moshiri, President, Amos Global Energy

Andres Brugmann

Andres Brugmann

Country Manager - Mexico E&P, Fieldwood Energy

Antonio Borja Charles

Antonio Borja Charles

Partner – Energy Galicia Abogados

Carlos Camacho

Carlos Camacho

Presidente & CEO, Galca Energy

Carlos Morales Gil

Carlos Morales Gil

CEO, PetroBal

Daniel Espinosa Aceves

Daniel Espinosa Aceves

Head Of Asset Management Balam Fund

David Hernández

David Hernández

Managing Director, Sustentabilidad Empresarial

Diana Pineda

Diana Pineda

Partner, Gonzalez Calvillo

Diogo Pais

Diogo Pais

Director, Duff & Phelps

Elena Robciuc

Elena Robciuc

Managing Director Energy Group, Societe Generale

Ermilo Barrera

Ermilo Barrera

Director de Planeación, Agencia de Energía del Gobierno de Puebla

Fernando Tovar

Fernando Tovar

Country Manager Mexico, ENGIE

Geoff Street

Geoff Street

Director, Marketing, Tenaska Marketing Ventures

Ing. Ángel Carrizales

Ing. Ángel Carrizales

Executive Director, ASEA

Javier Areitio

Javier Areitio

Director Energy, Actis LLP

Javier Orellana

Javier Orellana

Investment Principle, Actis

Jean Nicolas Lejeune

Jean Nicolas Lejeune

Director of Energy Commercialization, ENGIE

John Padilla

John Padilla

Managing Director, Dalus Capital

Jorge Milanese

Jorge Milanese

Regional Director, Sproule

Manuel Rodriguez Arregui

Manuel Rodriguez Arregui

Chief Executive Officer, Ainda Energia y Infraestructura

Marco Biersinger

Marco Biersinger

Director, Duff & Phelps

Maria Jose Trevino

Maria Jose Trevino

Country Manager, Acclaim Energy

Miguel Angel Alonso Rubio

Miguel Angel Alonso Rubio

Managing Director, Acciona Energia

Nelson Delgado

Nelson Delgado

Managing Director, ASOLMEX

Pablo Tejera Cuesta

Pablo Tejera Cuesta

General Manager - Upstream Development Shell

Paul	Centeno Lappas

Paul Centeno Lappas

Mexico General Manger, Neoen

Raul	Puente

Raul Puente

Director General de Almacenamientos Subterráneos, CYDSA

Rocio Cardenas

Rocio Cardenas

Pimienta Energy

Rodolfo Guzmán

Rodolfo Guzmán

Managing Partner, Arthur D Little

Sergio Limardo

Sergio Limardo

Country Manager – Mexico, Repsol

Stan DeVries

Stan DeVries

Senior Director Digital Transformation, Aveva

Stephan Drouaud

Stephan Drouaud

Project Director Trion, BHP

Sylvain Petiteau

Sylvain Petiteau

VP Reservoir Mgmt, Development & Engineering Mexico, Wintershall DEA

Tessy Rivera Cervera

Tessy Rivera Cervera

CFO, Ainda Energía & Infraestructura

Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan

President & CEO, Talos Energy LLC

Warren Levy

Warren Levy

CEO, Jaguar E&P

EVENT
GallerY

Success Stories

Gordon Kettyle chatted to us about why Blakes, Cassels & Graydon works with the Energy Council

Success Stories

Chris Myle chatted to us about why Sproule works with the Energy Council

2019 Onsite Interviews

We chatted with Adam Seitchik, General Manager – Exploration, GOM & Mexico, Murphy Oil Corporation

2019 Onsite Interviews

We chatted with Carlos Aguilera, CEO, Perseus Energy

Key Takeaways

Find out the top 2019 takeaways from Alexandra Ashikhmina, Managing Director, Americas, Energy Council & Benjamin West, Portfolio Manager, America, Energy Council

Onsite Audience Feedback

If you couldn’t make it to Mexico Assembly 2019 but would like to get a feel for how the audience responded to questions, download the Onsite Audience Feedback.

2019 Attending Companies

With over 200 organizations in attendance, the Mexico Assembly 2019 succeeded in bringing together all of the major regional and international players.

2019 Post Show Report

Download the Post Show Report to find out more on the top takeaways, audience breakdown, top discussions from Mexico Assembly 2019.

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CONTACT US

 Matt Maginnis

Matt Maginnis

Portfolio Director, Energy Council

For Event Enquiries
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Enrique Schindelheim

Enrique Schindelheim

Regional Director, Energy Council

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Marketing Manager, Energy Council

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