In mid-August, the Energy Secretariat (SE) announced the first-ever concession for a private firm to distribute natural gas in a Mexican community. The SE awarded a 12-year contract to a US-Mexican partnership, which will service residential and commercial users in the city of Mexicali, Baja California state.
The award was the first since President Ernesto Zedillo's administration announced itsintention in late 1995 to transfer natural-gas distribution, transportation and storage functions from the state-run oil company PEMEX to the private sector.
The concession for the gas distribution in Mexicali was awarded to Distribuidora de Gas Natural de Mexicali (DGN), a joint venture formed by California-based …
SourceMex Economic News & Analysis on Mexico
Article date:August 28, 1996
Pacific indirectly holds an interest in Distribuidora de Gas
Natural de Mexicali, S.de R.L. de C.V. ("DGN Mexicali"), a foreign utility
company having its business address as follows:
Distribuidora de Gas Natural de Mexicali, S. de R.L. de C.V.
Mexicali, Baja California
Pacific's interest in DGN Mexicali is held through PEI, which owns a 30%
interest in DGN Mexicali through its wholly-owned subsidiaries Pacific
Enterprises International Mexico I, Pacific Enterprises International(Cayman
I) and Pacific Enterprises International (Cayman II).
DGN Mexicali was awarded Mexico's first privatization license to build
and operate a natural gas distribution system in Mexicali, Baja California.
The system began distributing natural gas primarily to commercial customers
inAugust 1997, and will be expanded to reach approximately 25,000 business
and households within the next four years. DGN Mexicali does not derive any
part of its income, directly, or indirectly, from the generation,
transmission or distribution of electric energy for sale or the distribution
of natural or manufactured gas forheat, light or power within the United
States of America, and neither it nor any of its subsidiaries is a public
utility company operating in the United States.
Richard D. Farman served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sempra Energy from 1998 to 2000. Prior to that Richard Farman served as president and CEO of Pacific EnterprisesInc., a major subsidiary of Sempra Energy. Farman has been chairman emeritus of Sempra Energy since September 2000, and served as lead director of two-NYSE listed companies. Farman is a member of the college’s Business Advisory Board. He is one of several accomplished business leaders to advise the college on program development and curriculum for its four-year Business program.
|Nombre: | | ING. ALFREDO ELIAS AYUB | | |
| Cargo: | | DIRECTOR GENERAL | | |
| Es ingeniero civil por la Universidad Anáhuac, donde se graduó con mención honorífica con la tesis "Estudio de Sensibilidad de los Factores que Influyen en los Costos de Conjuntos de Habitación Popular". Además, tiene una maestría en Administración de Empresas por la Escuela de Posgrado deAdministración de Empresas de la Universidad de Harvard. |
Entre las actividades académicas que ha realizado, fue Subdirector (1978-1979) y Director (1979) de la Escuela de Ingeniería de la Universidad Anáhuac; profesor de Cursos de Financiamiento en la Universidad de Harvard y miembro del Consejo de la Escuela de Negocios de esta institución.
El ingeniero Elías Ayub tiene una...
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