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We offer our clients a full option of services to support them in the planning, structuring and operation of their businesses in the energy sector. Whether directly or indirectly involved in business with Mexico’s PEMEX or the CFE, or doing business as a partner, service provider or equipment lessor of other entities involved in this sector, we can help you and provide you with all necessary legal advice. We can assist you to properly and timely file your bid documents, maximizing your possibilities of a successful award.

Drafting and Negotiating Joint Venture and Consortium Agreements.

    Related Transactions:

  • General legal advice to a number of foreign companies in connection with their joint venture & consortium agreements and negotiations, most of them related with their participation in bids within the Mexican energy sector.
  • Structuring the entities and agreements implemented for the design, financing, construction, operation and management of an electric power production facility in Mexico by Cemex S.A.B. de C.V.
  • Negotiated an MOU and Consortium Agreement involving a number of Mexican and U.S. companies, in connection with the consortium’s participation in an international bidding process with the Mexican CFE.
  • Participated in the drafting of an MOU for the development of new technologies in the energy business in Mexico, between a U.S. technology company specializing in the oil & gas sector, and a Mexican corporate group.
  • General advice to Archer Well Company Inc. (formerly Allis-Chalmers Energy, Inc.) in its negotiation of a collaboration and consortium agreement with a Mexican counterparty.
  • *  For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.

     

 

General Foreign Investment Advice and Operations’ Structuring.

    Related Transactions:

  • Participating in a transaction implying the design, financing, construction, operation and management of an electric power production facility in Mexico by Cemex S.A.B. de C.V., including the drafting of several of the mayor agreements involved in the transaction, among them an investment, operating and management trust to which several international financial institutions were parties.
  • Provided general corporate legal advice to former oil & gas player Pride International in connection with the company’s business start-up in Mexico.
  • General corporate and foreign investment advice to Archer Well Company Inc. (formerly Allis-Chalmers Energy, Inc.), regarding its Mexican operations.
  • General legal advice to a group of U.S.-based companies in connection with certain agreements related to the companies’ start-up operations in Mexico, including regulatory compliance in foreign investment matters.
  • General legal advice to a number of Mexican subsidiaries of foreign companies in connection with their compliance with a number of environmental and regulatory matters.
  • *  For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.

 

Mexican Anti-Corruption Compliance, and Support in Complying with FCPA, the UK Bribery Act 2010 and other Similar Foreign Laws.

    Related Transactions:

  • Advised Archer Well Company Inc. (formerly Allis-Chalmers Energy, Inc.) in the review of certain of its Mexican partner’s operations under the FCPA provisions, and supported in designing a compliance mechanism and its implementation, including negotiations with the counterparty for documentation in an agreement between the parties.

  • Advised U.S. and U.K. based private and public companies in the implementation of anti-bribery provisions in the agreements in which they are parties, related with their direct or indirect operations in Mexico.
  • Analysis and design of anti-corruption compliance policies for Mexican companies, most of them subsidiaries of foreign companies.
  • *  For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.

 

Advice and Representation in Public Bidding Procedures with PEMEX and CFE.

    Related Transactions:

  • Represented Archer Well Company Inc. (formerly Allis-Chalmers Energy, Inc.) in the preparation of all documents, and the submission, of a number of direct and indirect bids before PEMEX.
  • Represented former oil & gas company Pride International in a number of bidding procedures before PEMEX, in connection with the company’s Mexican operations.
  • Represented a Consortium formed by a number of Mexican and U.S. companies in its participation in an international bidding process with the Mexican CFE.
  • *  For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.

 

Drafting and Negotiation of Lease and Services Agreements for the Energy Sector.

    Related Transactions:

  • Represented Archer Well Company Inc. (formerly Allis-Chalmers Energy, Inc.) in the drafting and negotiation of a long-term equipment lease agreement with Materiales y Equipo Petrolero S.A. de C.V., in connection with its operations with PEMEX.
  • Advising Prodensa in the negotiation of manufacturing and other services agreements with a number of major global players in the energy sector.
  • Represented former oil & gas service provider Pride International in its negotiation of a number of operational agreements for the company’s Mexican operations.
  • *  For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.


General Corporate Advice for Companies in the Energy Sector.

    Related Transactions:

  • Advising Prodensa in the negotiation of manufacturing and other services agreements with a number of major global players in the energy sector.
  • Drafting and negotiating services, representation, sales and agency agreement for Ingenieria Especializada S.A. de C.V., for the global supply of specialty valves used in the oil & gas business.
  • General advice to Archer Well Company Inc. (formerly Allis-Chalmers Energy, Inc.) in its intended acquisition of another U.S. company substantially involved in providing services to companies within the Mexican energy sector.
  • Structuring and drafting a MOU for the development of new technologies and business opportunities in the energy business in Mexico, between a U.S. technology company specializing in the oil & gas sector based in Houston, Texas, and a Mexican corporate group based in Monterrey, Mexico.
  • Represented former oil & gas service provider Pride International in its overall Mexican operations, including negotiations of consortium agreements, bidding proceedings, incorporation and branch registration, and a number of day-to-day operations of the company in the Gulf of Mexico region.
  • Provided overall labor advice to a number of Mexican companies, subsidiaries of foreign entities, in connection with their Mexican operation in the energy sector.
  • Represented Archer Well Company Inc. (formerly Allis-Chalmers Energy, Inc.) in its structuring and incorporation to conduct business in Mexico, and in a number of ongoing day-to-day matters.
  • *  For confidentiality purposes, we do not disclose the names of our clients in all representative transactions which are referenced above and within each of our practice areas.

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