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Goodrich Riquelme y Asociados

Energy & Natural Resources

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What the team is known for

Goodrich Riquelme y Asociados houses an active energy practice in Mexico that boasts strong expertise in the oil and gas and renewables arenas, regularly advising on upstream, midstream and downstream matters. The team also benefits from experience in assisting with sector-related project finance and M&A transactions. Frequently acts on behalf of clients on regulatory issues as well as contentious mandates.

Notable practitioners

Distinguished practitioner  David Enríquez is praised by market commentators for his experience in the oil and gas market in Mexico. A source describes him as "a renowned and consolidated lawyer in the energy space," and an interviewee states: "David Enríquez is a point of reference in oil and gas mandates." Another respondent says: "He is a top player," adding: "He has a lot of regulatory expertise."

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Overview

Goodrich provides comprehensive legal solutions to contractors and subcontractors working with Mexico’s State-owned companies Pemex (oil and gas) and CFE (electricity). Our firm is experienced in advising clients, inter alia, regarding the following legal matters:

  • Most suitable structures for making investments and/or carrying out operations within the industry either as contractors or subcontractors.
  • General legal assistance in public procurement procedures and in the preparation of legal documentation to be included in the relevant bid proposal.
  • Tax planning in connection with our clients’ venture in Mexico.
  • The creation of payment mechanisms that ensure that our clients are not going to be subject to their JV partners’ will, or securing payment for financing purposes.
  • Conducting steps for obtaining permits or authorizations from governmental authorities if our clients’ operations so require.
  • Conducting real estate due diligences and obtaining the required easements and rights of way.
  • Advising on compliance with environmental laws and regulations, as well as evaluating and determining the feasibility of oil and gas projects from an environmental perspective.
  • Handling and defending claims from third parties, if necessary.

Members

Enríquez, David

Sandoval, Jorge

Clients

Blackstone

BMO

Crowley

GE Energy

PTTEP

Shell

Energy & Natural Resources

Goodrich Riquelme y Asociados

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Location

Paseo de la Reforma 265

Mexico City

Ciudad de México

Mexico

06500

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Mexico

Energy & Natural Resources


David Enríquez
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