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Event Name:Mexico Roundtable: New Opportunities in a Changing Landscape
Description:This event is open to members and non-members. 
Event Date:5/30/2019
Event Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central
Location:Stress Engineering Services, Inc.
13800 Westfair East
Houston, TX 77041

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Details:Join PESA's Mexico Task Force for a roundtable luncheon to discuss the current political climate surrounding the oil and gas industry in Mexico. After last summer's election of Mexico's first leftist president in decades, uncertainty has surrounded the industry. 

Members: $65 - includes lunch and self-parking
Non-Members: $90 - includes lunch and self-parking
Event Sponsorship: $500 - includes company recognition and 2 comp'd registrations

11:00 a.m.     Registration & Networking
11:15 a.m.     Lunch
11:30 a.m.     Opening Remarks & Introductions
                       - Tim Tarpley, Vice President, Government Affairs, PESA
11:45 a.m.     Presentations
                       - Moderator – Hugo Espinosa, Sales Director, Baker Hughes, a GE Company
                       - George Baker, Managing Partner, Baker & Associates
                       - Enrique Garza, Senior Partner, Garza Tello & Asociados
12:30 p.m.     Roundtable Discussion and Q&A
1:00 p.m.       Adjourn
Corporate Sponsor
Stress Engineering Services, Inc.


George Baker
Managing Partner, Baker &
George Baker is the long-time editor of Mexico Energy Intelligence, a Houston-based newsletter that addresses matters of commerce, institutional development, law and regulation. In parallel, he directs his firm’s web portal:, where visitors may read interviews with stakeholders and analysts, and download reports on topics of public interest.

He is regarded as an honest broker of international and Mexican concerns about energy policy and, in particular, about Pemex’s relationship to the global oil and gas industry.

George Baker was the first Fulbright Exchange Scholar at Mexico’s National University (UNAM), where, in the School of Philosophy and Letters, he lectured in Spanish. Other academic appointments have been at California State University, Fullerton, New Mexico State University, and University of Maryland, Far East Division, where he lectured in Japan, Korea and Thailand.

He holds a Ph.D. in history from Duke University, and a M.A. in Social Sciences from California State College, Fullerton.

Enrique Garza
Senior Partner, Garza Tello & Asociados

Enrique Garza obtained his Law Degree from the Universidad Iberoamericana in México City.

Mr. Garza has experience since 1985 in Maritime and Insurance Law, representing foreign and national companies in most of the major transactions and casualties in Mexico, he also advices clients involved in the Oil and Gas Industry in their offshore operations, public tender processes and administration of Pemex contracts.

Mr. Garza is member of the Mexican Maritime Law Association and of the Mexican Insurance Law Association. He is a constant speaker in international conferences in connection with Maritime, Energy and Insurance industries in Mexico.

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