Perla Gizeh Díaz Taracena | Mexico City | Hogan Lovells

Perla Gizeh Díaz Taracena

Senior Associate Corporate & Finance


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Diaz Taracena Perla Gizeh

Perla Gizeh Díaz Taracena
Diaz Taracena Perla Gizeh
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Perla Díaz advises national and foreign companies on the new regime applicable to oil and gas operations in Mexico after the energy reform of 2013. As an associate in our Mexico City office, she works with clients on corporate and commercial matters with a particular focus on the energy industry.

Perla previously worked for Petrofac's Integrated Energy Services division in Mexico, where she concentrated on negotiation and administration of upstream services agreements for onshore and offshore operations, supporting the procurement; health, safety and environment; and operations departments.

Representative experience

Bidding procedures organized by the National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) for exploration and extraction contracts.

Assignment/transfer or participating interest in exploration and extraction contracts.

Regulatory and contractual compliance of exploration and extraction contractors (both international oil companies and national oil companies).

Drafting and negotiation of service agreements for upstream operations.

Drafting and negotiation of hydrocarbons and petroleum products transportation agreements.

Drafting and negotiation of hydrocarbon and petroleum products trade agreements.

Regulatory compliance for hydrocarbon and petroleum products traders, carriers, and terminal owners (securing permits, periodic obligations before Comisión Reguladora de Energía).

Imports and exports of hydrocarbons and petroleum products (SENER permits).

Drafting and negotiation of power purchase agreements.

Regulatory compliance for power generators and traders (grid interconnection, permitting, reporting obligations, etc.).

Regulatory compliance for power off-takers (grid connection, registration as qualified users before CRE, grid code).

Due-diligence of power generation projects (cogeneration, wind, and solar).

Set up of electric industry sector players (incorporation, permitting, participation in the wholesale electricity market)


  • Master of Laws, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leon, with honors, 2014
  • Bachelor of Laws, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, with honors, 2009