Energy Dialogues and IPD Latin America present the
Mexico Natural Gas Workshop.
W Hotel | April 25, 2017 | 8:30am – 2:00pm

Workshop Leaders:

John Padilla, Managing Director, IPD Latin America
Montzerrat SánchezConsultant, IPD Latin America

Price to Attend:

Attendees – US$695
Government Officials – US$550
Mexican companies with NO INTERNATIONAL PRESENCE – US$550
10% off if you register along with the Mexican Energy Forum, Mexican Upstream Forum
Day-of registration – US$750



  • Session 1 —
    SISTRANGAS and CENAGAS – The Evolution of Mexico’s National Pipeline System (8:30 – 9:30)

    o CENAGAS - Mexico’s new natural gas ISO: Strengths and weaknesses
    o U.S. Pipeline Capacity Auction – What went wrong?
    - Avoiding barriers to entry
    - Marketers buying gas over the counter from PEMEX
    - Improving participation levels
    o SISTRANGAS open season – Creating a culture of competition
    - Pemex Industrial Transformation (TRI) – Market growth in the shadow of a dominant market player
    - Reserving capacity and the rise of a secondary market (Winners and Losers)
    o Barriers to entry
    - Building a better market: tariff evolution, infrastructure buildout, system redundancy
  • Session 2 —
    CFE – a Major Market Player (9:30 – 10:00)

    o Pipelines backed by CFE contracts
    o CFE Unbundling:  How will this complex process affect the industry?
    o Spare capacity and the role of CFEnergia - Scenarios
    (10:00 – 10:30)

  • Session 3 —
    IPD Supply-Demand Projections & Price Forecasts (10:30 – 11:30)

    o Natural gas production and reserves evolution
    o Summary of national and regional supply and demand (north, central & south)
    o Expected trends (local demand, exports and imports)
    o Forecasts under an open and deregulated market
    o Natural gas quality issues
  • Session 4 —
    The New Landscape of Natural Gas Infrastructure (11:30 – 12:30)

    o GPS Mapping – Building a better picture of pipeline use
    o Breakout of Major Users and Consumption
    o Cross Border vs. LNG
    o Virtual pipelines, transport gaps, distribution, storage and service stations
    o Creation and location of natural gas hubs
  • Session 5 —
    PEMEX’s Role in the Future of Natural Gas (12:30 – 1:15)

    o PEMEX restructuring and assessment of management and operations
    o Pemex Industrial Transformation (Natural Gas Marketing)
    o PEMEX as a partner
    o PEMEX financial review
  • Lunch —

Workshop will be presented in English

Price to attend: US$695 | Government Officials US$550

If you have any questions, please contact: Myrna Elguezabal /