The Center for Energy Studies' Latin American Energy Program aims to understand the role of Latin America in the future balance of global energy markets. The region is endowed with significant crude oil and natural gas resources, representing the largest resource base outside of the Middle East. The LAEP research agenda focuses on policies for upstream development of the oil and gas resources in the region, which is endowed with significant crude oil and natural gas resources and represents the largest resource base outside of the Middle East.
Latin American Energy Policy Roundtable - The Roundtable comprises a group of our Energy Forum member executives, academics, policymakers and energy experts who meet regularly to discuss key policy issues and developments in the region. Guests have included energy ministers, oil company CEOs, and heads of energy regulators. For more information, contact our director of development, Christene Kimmel.
Latin America Initiative - Until 2020, the Baker Institute hosted a broad program on Latin American issues, the Latin America Initiative, founded and directed by Erika de la Garza. The program covered energy issues, but also other regional issues like immigration, rule of law, and crime. LAI publications and events are available in the Baker Institute’s online research library and video archives.