The Energy practice of Jáuregui y Del Valle is a pioneer and major player in the rendering of legal services in the energy sector, including oil and gas industry, renewable energy, carbon emissions and electric generation and cogeneration projects, amongst others. Legal services provided by the firm include negotiating and implementing contracts as well as investment structures, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, participation in public tenders and direct awards, as well as processing and obtaining governmental permits and approvals.

We advise clients in the energy sector regarding (i) exploration, drilling, maintenance and other services to Pemex and CFE; (ii) transportation, distribution and storage of natural gas; (iii) energy projects including cogeneration and self-supply; (iv) BLT agreements; (v) EPC and O&M contracts; as well as (vi) other energy projects.

We have shaped respectful and professional networks with relevant authorities and regulators within the Energy Sector, including the Ministry of Energy, the National Hydrocarbons Commission, the Safety, Energy and Environment Agency, the Energy Regulatory Commission, the National Center for Energy Control, the Federal Commission of Economic Competition and the National Commission of Foreign Investment.

We advise a wide range of Mexican and overseas clients and have a strong international profile for all Energy matters.

The firm has a legal practice specialized in Mining, including the application and renewal of Mining concessions and permits. Our experience includes the negotiation of supply alongside financing contracts for Mining projects.

Practice Highlights

Jáuregui y Del Valle represented Grupo Dragón in the development of two wind farms, the first private geothermal field in Mexico and a solar park. This infrastructure has the capacity to generate up to 630 GWh per year.  

Jáuregui y Del Valle represented Hanwha Q CELLS USA Corp. in the development of the project for the installation of solar panels in up to 610 stores of Grupo Soriana.

Jáuregui y Del Valle represented the Ministry of Energy, Pemex and Pemex Gas and Petrochemicals in the creation of the legal structure of international public bids to carry out the proposed privatization of the Mexican secondary petrochemical industry.  

Jáuregui y Del Valle represented Snamprogetti SpA, in the successful proposal of US $645,000,000 for a turnkey public works contract for the design, construction and commissioning of a Hydrodesulfurization Plant in Tula, Hidalgo.

Jáuregui y Del Valle represented Deutsche Morgan Grenfell in the development and implementation of an innovative international tax and financial structure for participation in an international consortium in the nitrogen injection project called Cantarel Nitrogen Injection Project, with an estimated value of US $ 1 billion. 

Jáuregui y Del Valle represented Productos Ecológicos, SA in negotiations with Pemex for the construction of a butane improvement facility in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, for the average production of 14,000 barrels per day (approximately 550,000 tons per year) of methyl ether Buthtyl ether (MTBE). 

Jáuregui y Del Valle represented Mitsubishi Corporation in public procurement, regulatory, environmental and corporate advisory to the bidding team of Mitsubishi Corporation during the preparation of the offer for the gas pipelines of Morelos, a concession granted by the CFE. 

Jáuregui y Del Valle represented Ener-G in the initial process of integrating the legal documents related to the preparation of a tender proposal in the International Bidding Process for the Landfill Bid West Bank of the auction called by the Ministry of Works and Services of the Government of Mexico Federal District. This was in relation to a project with the purpose of issuing a concession for the exploitation of approximately 76 million tons of solid urban waste for the capture, exploitation and use of biogas as fuel. 

Jáuregui y Del Valle represented Sempra Energy Mexico in the Baja Norte Gas Pipeline project consisting of the construction and operation in northern Mexico of a 135-mile pipeline with an installed capacity of 650 million cubic feet per day of natural gas. 


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