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Arturo Palacios is Principal Consultant at Rodríguez Dávalos Abogados. He has over 25 years of experience in the energy sector. His professional practice is focused on the development of projects related to hydrocarbons (upstream, midstream, and downstream) and electricity (power supply and generation). He served as a consultant to companies in Portugal and Spain on projects related to, respectively, natural gas distribution and the electric power trading. In Mexico, he has participated in a diverse range of projects within the energy sector, which include the following: (i) assessment of potential natural gas demand in nine geographical areas of distribution; (ii) development of the first network of compressed natural gas stations (natural gas vehicles); (iii) trade negotiation and administration of the contract for the Los Ramones Phase I Natural Gas Transmission System and of the first private petrochemicals pipeline in Mexico, (iv) business plan development, determination of commercial strategies and assessment of investment opportunities in energy infrastructure projects.During his prior experience he was Assistant Commercial Director of Pipelines of Chihuahua, Director of Planning at the Ministry of Energy and New Business Manager at Gas Natural México.
He received his degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and his master degree in Business Administration from the Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresa (IPADE).