KBH Energy Center Distinguished Lecture: Energy Regulation in Mexico, Lic. Guillermo García Alcocer
Monday, March 27, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CDT)
at The University of Texas at Austin Presents
A Distinguished Lecture on Energy Regulation in Mexico by Lic. Guillermo García Alcocer, President Commissioner of Mexico's Energy Regulatory Commission
Monday, March 27th, 2017
The University of Texas McCombs School of Business
CBA 3.202 Legacy Events Room
Austin, Texas 78712
ABOUT THE EVENT
Join the KBH Energy Center for a Distinguished Lecture by Lic. Guilllermo Garcia Alcocer, President Commissioner of Mexico’s Energy Regulatory Commission (Comision Reguladora de Energia). The role of the CRE is to promote the efficient development of the energy sector and the reliable supply of hydrocarbons and electricity. Prior to his appointment to the CRE, Lic. Garcia Alcocer served as Head of E&P in the Ministry of Energy. For his KBH Energy Center Distinguished Lecture, Lic. Garcia Alcocer will discuss the CRE’s vision and mission within the broader context of Mexican Energy Reform.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Mr. García was one of the three candidates nominated by President Enrique Peña to the Senate to preside over the National Hydrocarbon Commission for the period 2014 – 2019.
He was also Director General for Exploration and Extraction of Hydrocarbons, and as such, he headed the technical group of the Energy Ministry responsible for proposing and successfully negotiating with Congress the Energy Reform regarding the hydrocarbon sector (from the constitutional and the legal changes, to the related regulations).
Before that, Guillermo García was Director General of the office for Industrial Development of Hydrocarbons at the Energy Ministry, and as such, he was in charge of designing and approving the partnerships of the companies in charge of refining, petrochemicals and logistics, as well as projects related to the marketing of oil. He was also in charge of the natural gas pipeline development program (currently being implemented) and of the Etileno XXI project.
Mr. García got his BA in Economics at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He studied several post graduate courses at Oxford, Harvard and George Washington Universities, as well at ITAM.
He was awarded the National Prize on Economics in 2001 by Mexico´s President, supported by CITI Bank (Banamex). His Alma Mater also granted Guillermo its Research Award in that same year.
During the last 4 years he has been a panelist in the most important national and international specialized fora on the Oil industry.
Lunch will be served.
Attendance is free but seating is limited and an RSVP is required. To register for this event, remember to click on the bright green button that says "Register" at the top of this page.
Visitors may park in the Brazos Garage (BRG) (view parking map) or the AT&T Conference Center Garage (CCG) (view parking map). The lecture will be held in the Legacy Events Room of the McCombs School of Business, CBA 3.202. Please enter the building from the main entrance on the east side of CBA. From there, you will proceed straight down the hall and take your first right to the elevators. On the 3rd floor, exit left out of the elevator and then take a right at the end of the hall. You will see the entrance to the Legacy Events Room at the far end of the lockers.
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The Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law, and Business
The Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law, and Business is an interdisciplinary academic center of the School of Law and the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. The mission of the KBH Energy Center is to provide the finest educational opportunities in the United States to students who wish to pusue careers in energy and to serve as a nexus for incisive, unbiased, and relevant research and conferences for policymakers around the world, with a special focus on Latin America.