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Eduardo Prud'homme

Eduardo, who is head of Mexico energy consultancy Gadex, is based in Mexico City with over 22 years of experience in the Mexican energy sector and in regulatory affairs, with a focus on natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, refined products, electricity and utility projects. He began his career at Pemex, in the refining division. He then worked for Mexico's Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) for 14 years, becoming the Tariffs General Director in 2010 and its Chief Economist in 2014. From July 2015 to February 2019 he served as the ISO Chief Officer for Mexico's pipeline operator Cenagas overseeing the technical, commercial and economic management of the Natural Gas Integrated System (SISTRANGAS).

Creation of Secondary Natural Gas Market in Mexico is Good News For Everyone – Column

Creation of Secondary Natural Gas Market in Mexico is Good News For Everyone – Column

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. Recently, officials at CFEnergía, the trading arm of Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE), announced plans to create a secondary market for natural…

February 3, 2023
COLUMN: Mexico Needs Proper Commercial Configuration for Growing Gas Production

COLUMN: Mexico Needs Proper Commercial Configuration for Growing Gas Production

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. According to the Hydrocarbons Information System (SIH), part of the Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH), the Quesqui field in Mexico’s southeast began…

January 20, 2023
Column: Regulatory Risk Big Unknown in Mexico 2023 Energy Outlook

Column: Regulatory Risk Big Unknown in Mexico 2023 Energy Outlook

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. January 2023 brings with it new hope for Mexico’s natural gas industry. It is an illusion to think that the environment for…

January 6, 2023
Column: Mexico Natural Gas Market, Facing Operational Issues, Must Gear Up for LNG Re-Export

Column: Mexico Natural Gas Market, Facing Operational Issues, Must Gear Up for LNG Re-Export

 Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. Another year is ending, which means it is time to take stock. In many ways, the Mexico natural gas market remains the…

December 23, 2022
Column: CFE Doesn’t Have Excess Capacity, but Lucrative Position of Opportunity

Column: CFE Doesn’t Have Excess Capacity, but Lucrative Position of Opportunity

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. Four years have passed since the inauguration of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, whose speeches and value judgments permeate all segments of…

December 9, 2022
Column: Mexican Natural Gas Regulation Needs an Overhaul

Column: Mexican Natural Gas Regulation Needs an Overhaul

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. This week marks 27 years of regulation in the natural gas industry in Mexico. The law that gave rise to the Comisión…

November 4, 2022
Column: Mexico’s Cenagas Failing to Keep Sistrangas Running in Optimal Conditions

Column: Mexico’s Cenagas Failing to Keep Sistrangas Running in Optimal Conditions

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. Natural gas volumes inside a pipeline system flow from a high pressure section to a low pressure section. Processing centers and production…

October 21, 2022
Column: Can Mexico’s Private Natural Gas Marketers Compete with CFE and Pemex?

Column: Can Mexico’s Private Natural Gas Marketers Compete with CFE and Pemex?

In Mexico’s natural gas industry, an incipient open market coexists with an energy policy of ambiguous messages, and an operational context in which business opportunities don’t appear to reward those who take risks. Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo…

October 7, 2022
Column: Understanding CFE’s Growing Role in the North American Natural Gas Market

Column: Understanding CFE’s Growing Role in the North American Natural Gas Market

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. For a while now, CFE Internacional (CFEi), a company incorporated in 2016 in Delaware, has been among the 15 largest marketers of…

September 23, 2022
Column: Mexico’s Unending Quest for Energy Security Rattles On

Column: Mexico’s Unending Quest for Energy Security Rattles On

Editor’s Note: NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index, a leader tracking Mexico natural gas market reform, is offering the following column by Eduardo Prud’homme as part of a regular series on understanding this process. Mexico’s power matrix relies on natural gas for 65% of its output. As such, gas consumption sees the same kind of seasonality…

September 9, 2022