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ECPA Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas

ECPA Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas

As an expert in the energy sector, Jorge Pinon has been invited to join the panel "Efficient Use of Fossil Fuels: Natural Gas" to discuss market development, energy matrix diversification, amongst other topics.

Wilson Center’s Regional and Global Energy Series

Wilson Center’s Regional and Global Energy Series

The importance of the energy sector in Latin America and the Caribbean cannot be overstated, much less its relevance to the United States. View the live webcast May 19, 2015 11:30 AM EDT.


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Latin American Energy: Issues and Prospects

UT’s Jorge Piñon and other experts from the energy sector, were brought in to  The Wilson Center’s Regional and and Global Energy series in Washington, D.C., to discuss challenges in Latin America. Keynotes and panels were formed by experts from public and private sector, each bringing up topics in different countries such as Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Venezuela and…

Low oil prices hamper Mexico’s deregulation, limit potential Cuban development

Expert Jorge Pinon talks to World Oil about the future of oil in Mexico. He believes that current projects will take up to seven years to monetize, raising questions among investors as to how future oil prices affect their investment. On the other hand, Pinon says that Cuba’s oil industry has yet to demonstrate its potential. After five failed attempts, low…

XOM discovers oil off Guyana coast…maybe

A new source of hydrocarbons has been discovered in the Guyana offshore, though the quantities of this resource have not yet been confirmed. The discovery was made in an area that borders with a Venezuelan region. by Jeannie Stell, Offshore Engineer, May 15th, 2015 According to Guyanese Online, Reuters, MercoPress and other news organizations, an…

Argentinian Government and The University of Texas Sign Educational Agreement in Mendoza

by Mariana Serna, The University of Texas, May 18, 2015 Francisco Perez, governor of Mendoza, met with Juan Sanchez – vicepresident of the University of Texas Research Department – and Jorge Pinon, Director of Latin American and Caribbean Energy Program, to sign an educational agreement that will allow future collaboration between both entities. This new…

Infrastructure: Energy, Central America Key Focus

The Latin American Leadership Forum will take place in Guatemala in June 9-11. At this event, energy industry leaders from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, will come together to announce upcoming projects for the Central American regions. One of these projects involves large oil producer PEMEX, and consists of the construction of a pipeline…

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by Mariana Serna, May 14th, 2015 In an interview with El Ciudadano TV, media outlet from Argentina, expert Jorge Pinon talks about the country’s need for long lasting energy policies. “In politics plans are measured in short terms, seeking immediate solutions for the country. When one talks about energy reforms, leaders need to take a…

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