Last year at LARTC in Buenos Aires, 32% of our confirmed speakers were from buy-side companies including YPF, Shell CAPSA, Axion, Petroecuador, Braskem, Petrojam and more.

This year however, we had a 22% increase in the number of buy-side speakers. In total, over half of our current confirmed 2018 speakers are from refining and petrochemical companies such as ENAP, Petrobras, Axion, YPF, PDVSA, Ecopetrol, Braskem, Petroperu and Pemex.

Patricio Farfan BorquezGerente de refinerias, ENAPLuis Manriquez BalmacedaDownstream Director, ENAP
Luis AristizábalGerente de Desarrollo de Refinación, EcopetrolIgnacio MillanStrategy and Planning Downstream Director, YPF S.A.
Rodrigo AbramofRefining Operational Efficiency General Manager, PetrobrasFederico Garcia VerdierCOO, Axion
Daniel MonzonPartner, Arthur D. LittleCesar GuerraBusiness Director Latin America, Braskem
Mariano BertainaTechnical Director, AxionPablo BaravalleData Science - YPF Logistics, YPF
Maximiliano FallaGerente de Interface, Refineria Talara, PetroperúVictor LealGerente de Confiabilidad Operacional, PDVSA
Jaime Rivera M.Director for Control and Management of Crude and Product Tanks, ENAPMauricio Castro A.Global Balance Manager, ENAP
Oswaldo Andrés Muñoz EspinosaIngeniero de Proceso GTE, EcopetrolAlison Saffery GubbinsPurchase of crude oil and product manager, ENAP
Raúl Rosillo FloresSubmanager for Optimization Models Development and Optimization, Petróleos MexicanosEsteban VillasecaInformation Technology Director, ENAP
Pedro HurtadoOperations Engineer, ENAPFrancisco PeraltaPlanning and Management Director, ENAP
Jorge AlmestarGerente General Refineria Talara, PetroperuMónica Corvera MoguelSubmanager for Optimization Models Development and Optimization, Petróleos Mexicanos
Martin  QuinterosJefe de Investigación Operacional en Gerencia de Optimización R&C, ENAPItalo OlivaresProject Director, ENAP
Edmundo PirainoGerente de Refinería Aconcagua, ENAPRoyman José López BeltránLíder de Confiabilidad Refinería de Cartagena, Ecopetrol
Patricio EstayOperational Integrity Manager, ENAPPatricia CabaláJefa del departamento de Operaciones, ENAP Refinería Bío Bío
Kitty ChaSenior Marketing Analyst, BASFGustavo CienfuegosRefining General Manager, Haldor Topsoe America Latina S.A.
Eyra SalazarLatin America Lead, Downstream AdvisorsAmérico ApóstoloCommercial Director, Dorf Ketal
Marcelo Barrientos RiosBusiness Development Manager, DuPont MECSTerry E. Helton PhDLicensing Manager, Downstream Catalyst Technologies, Exxonmobil
Guido MangieriDirector of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), EmersonAndras MartonManager, Hydrocarbon Processing and Transportation, Independent Project Analysis
Federico NeiraProduction Accounting Product Manager, KBC (A Yokogawa Company) Soteica Latinoamerica SRLJerry PriceSenior Consultant, Jacobs Consultancy
MJ RahmanGlobal Director for Resid (ROSE) Technology, KBR TechnologyKarin RodriguezBusiness Development Manager, Aveva
Kevin BockwinkelGlobal Business Director Refining, DuPont Clean TechnologiesUriel Navarro UribeTechnical Manager, W.R. Grace
Tatiana Schmitt BarbosaProduct Application Manager, SUEZ Water Technologies & SolutionsErik Sellman MScProduct Champion - Oil & Electrostatics, Schlumberger
Martin Turk Ph.D.Consulting Partner ‒ Strategic Accounts, Oil & Gas and Petrochemical Segment, Industry Business, Schneider ElectricJoice BollTechnical Support Manager, Dorf Ketal
Pankaj DesaiDirector Strategic Accounts Licensing & Services, Shell Global Solutions (US), Inc.Ramiro GonzalezDirector Business Development, DuPont Clean Technologies
Laurent SamyRegional Sales Manager, Latin America, AxensMel LarsonPrincipal Consultant, KBC Advanced Technologies, Inc.
Kelly JohnsonSenior Investment Officer, Chemicals & Fertilizers, International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank GroupJoshua SiegelGlobal Commercial Leader, Johnson Matthey
Raj Kanwar SinghSenior Technologist, TechnipFMCPeter BlaserTechnical Director, CPFD Software

If you’d like to join the speaker panel, please contact Enrique:

Enrique Schindelheim
+44 (0) 207 384 7982


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