Rogelio López-Velarde is an Attorney and Counselor-at-Law, admitted in Mexico in 1988, and in the State of New York in 1991. Mr. López-Velarde received his J.D. Degree, summa cum laude, from the Universidad Iberoamericana Law School in 1988, and earned his LL.M. degree from University of Houston Law Center in 1989.
Mr. López-Velarde held various positions at Pemex during 1988-1993, including In-House Counsel in Houston, Texas, In-House Counsel in New York, and Head of the International Legal Department of Pemex. He was honored with the “Most Distinguished Attorney Award” of Pemex for the period 1990-1991.
Mr. López-Velarde is the former Chairman of the Energy Committee of the Mexican Bar Association, the former President for the Latin America Chapter of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN).