Valeria joined Deloitte on January 2016 and has over 22 years or professional experience providing legal advisory on energy matters, at hydrocarbons sector.
She has extensive experience in projects related to the value chain of the oil industry, integral exploration and production contracts, projects related to the transportation, storage, distribution and marketing of hydrocarbons and petroleum products. She has also provided specialized legal advisory services to coordinated regulatory bodies in energy matters, such as the Energy Regulatory Commission (“Comisión Reguladora de Energía”) and the National Agency for Industrial Safety and Environmental Protection of the Hydrocarbons Sector (“Agencia Nacional de Seguridad Industrial y de Protección al Medio Ambiente del Sector Hidrocarburos”), in projects for the identification of best practices and international standards on industrial safety, operational safety and environmental protection, and insurance for different activities and facilities in the hydrocarbon sector and the development of a proposal for their adoption in Mexico, and in the project for the development of economic, statistical, accounting or financial matters related to hydrocarbons.
Likewise, she has led projects related to legislative reforms, projects and negotiations with national and international companies in the sector, advising on the conduct of the corporate governance of Pemex and its subsidiaries for several years.
Before joining Deloitte in Mexico, Valeria worked for 17 years at Petróleos Mexicanos, serving as Legal Manager of Exploration and Extraction Projects and Businesses, Legal Manager of Exploration and Production, Legal Advisory Manager and Head of the Legal Unit of Special Affairs, of the Legal Directorate.
During this period, she actively participated in projects such as the 2014 energy reform, the Comprehensive Exploration and Production Contracts, financed public works contracts, contracts for the provision of services, transportation and distribution of natural gas, Ethylene XXI, Los Ramones, first phase, among others.