International SG: Latin America - The E&P Market and Privatization Trends

Speaker: Francisco Monaldi, PhD
Speaker Francisco Monaldi, PhD
Dr. Monaldi researches the politics and economics of the oil industry and oil wealth management. Among other topics, his research focuses on when and whether national governments open to – and remain open to - foreign investment. Dr. Monaldi will address the question:  Will privatization of the O&G industry in Latin American last? ...

Dr. Monaldi researches the politics and economics of the oil industry and oil wealth management. Among other topics, his research focuses on when and whether national governments open to – and remain open to - foreign investment. Dr. Monaldi will address the question:  Will privatization of the O&G industry in Latin American last?


Dr. Monaldi is the Fellow in Latin American Energy Policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy and a Lecturer in Energy Economics at Rice University. He is also a nonresident Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, a Senior Faculty Associate at the School of Government at the Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico, and the Founding Director and a Professor at the Center for Energy and the Environment at IESA in Venezuela. In 2012-2015 he was Visiting Professor of Energy Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Roy Family Fellow at the Belfer Center. In 2013-2014 he was Adjunct Professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. In 2012-2013 he was the Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professor in Latin American Studies at Harvard University. In 2008-2009 he was a Visiting Professor at Stanford University and a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He has been a consultant to multilateral agencies, governments, and corporations. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Mercantil, Venezuela’s leading financial group. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Stanford University, a Master in International and Development Economics from Yale University, and a B.A. in Economics from Universidad Católica Andres Bello.

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Speaker: Jeff Quigley
Speaker Jeff Quigley
Jeff Quigley is the director of Energy Markets for Stratas Advisors. With more than 12 years of experience, he is responsible for market monitoring and forecasting across the entire value chain. Quigley manages Stratas’ Short-Term Price Outlook Service, which combines market fundamentals, geopolitics and Stratas’ own economic outlook to build ...

Jeff Quigley is the director of Energy Markets for Stratas Advisors. With more than 12 years of experience, he is responsible for market monitoring and forecasting across the entire value chain. Quigley manages Stratas’ Short-Term Price Outlook Service, which combines market fundamentals, geopolitics and Stratas’ own economic outlook to build an integrated, data-driven outlook on key energy markers for the next 24 months. Prior to joining Stratas Advisors, Quigley was a senior associate with Energy Ventures Analysis (EVA), a strategic consultancy based in Arlington, Va. There he led teams covering international energy markets, oil and gas and solid fuels (coal) serving major US utilities, trade associations and global energy companies. Before joining EVA, Quigley served seven years as a manager and lead analyst at PFC Energy (now IHS) in Washington, DC. There, he led a team of analysts focused on long-term forecasting and quantitative analysis of the oil and gas sector. Quigley holds an MBA from George Washington University and a BS in Business Administration from American University.

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The two energy experts will present on the current state of the Latin American E&P market, as global markets recover from the global downturn, and the political-economic conditions that either foster or disincentivize private foreign investment in the region. The discussion will include a special focus on Mexico and Venezuela.

Organizer International Study Group
The International Study Group's mission is to provide a forum for the Houston area SPE membership to share information on business practices and considerations, projects, and technological applications significant to the worldwide oil and gas industry. The ISG will collaborate with other Gulf Coast Section study groups to ensure maximum ...

The International Study Group's mission is to provide a forum for the Houston area SPE membership to share information on business practices and considerations, projects, and technological applications significant to the worldwide oil and gas industry. The ISG will collaborate with other Gulf Coast Section study groups to ensure maximum value to the section, which is located in one of the leading international centers for the industry.


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Thu, Apr. 20, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. US/Central

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The Whitehall Houston
1700 Smith Street
Houston, TX 77002
United States

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