Juan Carlos Boué


Juan Carlos Boue

Oil and gas industry academic, economist and lawyer, Juan Carlos Boué has unique credentials and experience in the industrial economics of oil and gas, taxation and the political economy of oil.

Oil and Gas

A Mexican national and London-based counsel in Curtis' international corporate and arbitration practice, Mr. Boué has combined an academic career with a decade at the helm of the international trading arm of Mexico’s state oil company, PEMEX, overseeing commercial aspects of all of Mexico's crude oil exports. He also served on the committee which reviewed the country’s oil export pricing and policies, among other strategic roles in the oil industry, was a special adviser to the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum of Venezuela and sat on the boards of various oil refining companies.

Thought Leadership

From 2010 to 2018, Mr. Boué was a senior research fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. He has written widely on the industrial economics of oil and gas exploration and production, petroleum refining, auction design for oil and gas bidding rounds and the taxation and general political economy of oil.