“There is a stoppage of energy investment in Mexico currently, where the attitude of investors is to wait before expanding existing projects or developing new ones,” Balam Energy CEO Carlos Tapia told NGI’s Mexico Gas Price Index. 

Carlos Tapia

Tapia, who opened the consultancy Balam Energy in 2019, has more than 20 years of experience working on technical and commercial projects in the Mexican energy industry. He has led upstream and midstream technical projects for Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) in several national production areas and has been involved in telecommunication and control systems design for Comisión Federal de Electricidad’s (CFE) transmission and distribution subsidiaries.

Tapia has also played a significant role in forming partnerships between international...