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  • We're delighted to announce YPF as Host Partner this year
  • LARTC 2017 is taking place in Buenos Aires with YPF as Host Partner
  • The first look agenda is now out!
  • LARTC 2017 is officially supported by the Ministerio de Energía y Minería de la Nación
  • 2 new speakers from International Finance Corporation confirmed

Dr. Jorge Ancheyta has worked for the Mexican Institute of Petroleum since 1989. His present position is Manager of Products for the Transformation of Crude Oil. He has worked as professor at the School of Chemical Engineering at the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico since 1992. He has been supervisor of more than one hundred BSc, MSc and PhD theses, as well as a number of postdoctoral and sabbatical year professors.

Dr. Ancheyta has been working in the development and application of petroleum refining catalysts, kinetic and reactor models, and process technologies for catalytic cracking, catalytic reforming, middle distillate hydrotreating and heavy oils upgrading. He is author and co-author of a number of patents, books and about 200 scientific papers.

 

David Shields is a journalist, analyst and private consultant in Mexico’s energy industry. He has advised companies on projects, investment opportunities and reforms in the industry. He is director general and editor of Energia a Debate, a multimedia project which publishes articles written by industry experts. He works on a social witness program for the Mexican federal comptroller’s office, which promotes transparency, accountability and fairness in public bidding processes  at state companies suchas as Pemex and Federal Electricity Commission. He is a board member of the Advisory Board for Energy Transition (Ministry of Energy).

LARTC Call for Papers - Advisory Board meeting
Call for papers
Deadline extended to Thursday 13th April