Oscar Moreno Silva


Specialized lawyer in Infrastructure and Energy Regulatory projects

Oscar Moreno Silva


Specialized lawyer in Infrastructure and Energy Regulatory projects

Oscar is a partner at the firm and has over 21 years of experience in infrastructure and regulatory matters, representing developers, lenders, sponsors, contractors, investors and other project participants in relation to the development, financing, construction and operation of a wide range of complex capital-intensive projects in Mexico and abroad including projects in the energy, power, oil and gas, liquefied natural gas and water sectors and public-private partnership (PPP) infrastructure projects.

“An excellent professional with an outstanding command of the issues involved in projects” Chambers and Partners

He counsels domestic and foreign clients in all phases of projects, including structuring, contract negotiation, financing, and post-financing matters, including restructurings and acquisitions. His experience includes financings that involve the participation of multilateral and export credit agencies.

In 2022, he was elected President of Fundación Gonzalez Calvillo, leading programs to promote pro-bono work.


  • Advised in the financing, construction, and operation of over 4,500 km of pipelines in several jurisdictions, including, Mexico, Canada, and Central America.
  • Successfully represented in the process for financing and construction of over 8,000 km transmission lines in Mexico and Central America.
  • Advised several developers and contractors in power projects for more than 6,000 MW, encompassing various stages as financing, constriction, start-up, operation, and maintenance.
  • Advising various developers and contractors over 3,000 km high-specification toll-ways.
  • Overall representation in the financing construction and development of plants and terminals for the storage, liquefaction and regasification of hydrocarbons and natural gas in several jurisdictions including, Mexico, Peru, Canada, and Netherlands.

Areas of Practice

Awards & Recognitions

  • Projects ranked lawyer, Chambers and Partners Global and Latin America Guides
  • Energy & Natural Resources recommended, The Legal 500
  • Projects & Infrastructure recommended, The Legal 500
  • Recognized lawyer in Energy, Latin Lawyer 250
  • Recognized lawyer in Project Finance & Infrastructure, Latin Lawyer 250
  • Leading in Projects & Infrastructure, Leaders League
  • Administrative law recognized lawyer, Best Lawyers
  • Project Finance and Development recognized lawyer, Best Lawyers


  • Law degree with honors (cum laude – J.D. equivalent), Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City, Mexico.


  • National Corporate Counsel Association (ANADE)

Publications & Collaborations

  • Project Finance Guide 2020, Mexico Chapter, published by Chambers and Partners Read more
  • Government Procurement Guide 2020, Mexico Chapter, published by Legal 500 Read more
  • Project Finance Guide 2019, Mexico Chapter, published by Chambers and Partners Read more
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