Pemex Privatization: National Initiative or Global Game Changer

April 24, 2014
Hosted by Té Revesz

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Last December, Mexico’s Congress passed a landmark energy reform that will end Pemex’s monopoly on national oil production. Is this new risk/revenue sharing model purely a national initiative or a hemispheric energy sector game-changer? With dual Mexican/Canadian citizenship, Eduardo Rodriguez, President of PrivateBanx Wealth Management shares unique insights on how the Pemex privatization could transform energy exploration & production in the Americas and beyond. Joined by Alternative Emerging Investor editor Nate Suppaiah, we look at potential impacts on unconventional resource plays (shale oil & gas), Canadian tar-sands, the XL pipeline. Will Canadian capital & tech team up with Mexican parts & labor to supply Canadian energy to the North American consumer? What are the potential knock-on effects on alternative energy? Are there opportunities for environment-protecting technologies? Where does the U.S. fit? Venezuela? Brazil? How can investors to jump on this historic opportunity?

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Té Revesz

Té Revesz

Té Revesz is known for her ability to conduct strategic research on a global basis and for her creativity in handling complex business challenges.

As principal of GlobalReach-SBI, a research and consulting firm with a network spanning over 60 countries, Té provides clients with strategic intelligence on market opportunities and threats. She covers such diverse areas as global branding, new product development, payment cards, clinical trials, and political risk. An expert in primary research, Té has interviewed business, government and labor leaders, doctors and technical experts—and managed focus groups—around the world. She was profiled in Super Searchers Go to the Source as one of the top US interviewers.

Prior to founding her own firm, Té headed the Industrial & Healthcare Practices of FIND's Strategic Consulting & Research Group and taught at the Zicklin School of Business (Baruch/CUNY). She was the Editor of Business International’s flagship newsletter and helped create its country risk service.

An NYC native, Té is active with Citizen Action, the URJ’s Commission on Social Action, and NY Neighbors for American Values (defending religious freedom, diversity and equality). She holds a Masters from Columbia’s School of International & Public Affairs and a BA from Goucher College. She’s an avid bike rider, theater buff and farmers market supporter—and the bemused owner of 2 demanding felines.

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