• Biography

    Carlos Alva is an associate in the International Practice Group in the Mexico City office of Haynes and Boone. His practice focuses on oil and gas, power and renewables, energy regulatory, and corporate matters.

    Selected Client Representations

    • Provide legal advice on corporate and regulatory energy matters, including: oil and gas (upstream, midstream and downstream), power and renewable energy projects, government procurement and environmental.
    • Represent multiple clients in the public bids corresponding to Round 1 and Round 2 called by the National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) for the award of E&P contracts.
    • Represent clients in the long term auctions called by CENACE for the award of PPA for the purchase and sale of power, capacity and clean energy certificates.
    • Represent traders and power generators in the new wholesale electricity market.
    • Represent foreign companies in the provision of transportation, storage, distribution, trading and retail services of oil products.
    • Represent new participants in the open seasons called by Pemex for the use of its storage facilities and transportation pipelines.
    • Represented a Fortune 500 company opening its first branded gas stations in Mexico.
    • Represented a large off-taker to analyze its options to purchase capacity, energy and clean energy certificates.
  • Education and Clerkships

    • Postgraduate Studies, Energy Law, Escuela Libre de Derecho, 2017
    • Law Degree, Universidad Panamericana, 2016
  • Admissions

    • Mexico, 2017
  • Languages

    • Spanish