LBJ Professor Dr. Aldo Flores-Quiroga, the former deputy secretary of energy for hydrocarbons at Mexico's Ministry of Energy, spoke with Marianne Kah, the former chief economist at ConocoPhillips and a past president of the U.S. Association for Energy Economics to look at the impact on oil markets brought on by the decrease in oil demand due to COVID-19.
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In a story outlining the current world oil production situation, LBJ's Aldo Flores-Quiroga, the former Mexican deputy oil minister who negotiated OPEC+ deals from 2016 to 2018, weighs in on what Mexico should do: "Mexico can and should join the international community in stabilizing the oil market. The production cut is both necessary and possible. It's the responsible thing to do domestically and internationally."
The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin welcomes several new faculty appointments for the 2019–20 academic year. New faculty specializations span policy areas and include energy policy, national security and economic development in cities.
Aldo Flores-Quiroga is former deputy secretary of energy for hydrocarbons at Mexico’s Ministry of Energy (2016–18), where he led a team of more than 180 government officials to implement the historic opening of Mexico’s hydrocarbons sector. Flores-Quiroga, who also served as Secretary General of the International Energy Forum, joins Dean Evans to talk about shared goals amid competing interests and the kinds of skills that withstand disruption.