XX Border Energy Forum

San Antonio, Texas, November 6-8, 2013

The Border Energy Forum is a collaborative effort among the 10 border states along the US / Mexico border in order to exchange information about the best practocs to produce and consume energy in our fast-growing region, forge new partnerships and help each other work together on our twin goals of economic development and environmental protection. The 2014 Border Energy Forum will be held October 15-17, 2014, in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

Jorge R. Piñon, Director of the Jackson School of Geosciences’ Latin America and Caribbean Energy Program (LACP) and Interim-Director for the Center of International Energy and Environmental Policy (CIEEP) addressed the Forum on Mexico’s petroleum products supply-demand balance and the challenges faced by its lack of refinery capacity needed to meet its internal demand and reduced its annual transportation fuel balance of payments deficit of over $20 billion.