REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS:

  • Representing a retail sector client in an ICC arbitration arising out of a long term contract for the supply of hydroelectricity in Mexico.
  • Advised European multinational in a USD $1.5 billion ICC construction arbitration arising from a refinery/pipeline project in Mexico
  • Served as chairman of an arbitration panel in a dispute between a port concession holder and a contractor
  • Represented a large gas and power utility from Spain in a gas transportation rate case in federal courts
  • Represented a power and electric company based in Spain in the acquisition of a wind power project in "La Ventosa" state of Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Represented a renewable power producer from Spain in the development of a wind power project in Oaxaca, Mexico, including power generation permit,
  • Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) negotiations and land acquisition
  • General representation of the Baja California Government on the development of a wind power generation project
  • Represented a Korran developer in the negotiations of a photovoltaic power generation project with the State of Sonora, Mexico
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration dispute in relation to a power supply agreement
  • Co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration dispute in relation to an oil field services contract
  • Represented a large European utility company in the acquisition of several natural gas distribution systems in the states of Jalisco, Querétaro, and Tamaulipas, Mexico
  • Represented a US based oil and gas company in the legal aspects for the development of an Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) storage facility in Baja California, Mexico
  • Represented multinational clients in procurement, construction and service contracts with PEMEX and CFE
  • Served as outside counsel to Pemex-Petroquímica in the design of the legal framework for the development of an ethylene cracker facility through a joint venture with private participation
  • Advised a Mexican concession holder of salt caverns on the development of first gas storage project in salt caverns in Mexico
  • Negotiated an Emission Reduction Purchase Agreement (ERPA) representing a US based project developer
  • Assisted an international trading company in the development of a natural gas liquefaction project
  • Represented commodity (fuels, electricity and  power) traders in general corporate, regulatory and commercial matters
  • Represented several awarded winners of exploration and production oil and gas contracts with the Mexican government
  • Represented a joint venture between an Spanish developer and manufacturer and a Mexican renewables developer in the financing of a power development called "Puerto Libertad"
  • Provided a legal opinion for OPIC on the contract (Contrato de Cobertura) proposed by the Mexican System Operator (CENACE) for the auctions carried out under the new electricity market regulations
  • Represented a large natural gas transmission company in a land dispute settlement
  • Assisted a foreign electric system operator in the regulatory design of a control center for power generators in Mexico