Ing. Gustavo Hernández-García, P.Eng., M.Sc.

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Ing. Gustavo Hernández-García, P.Eng., M.Sc.

Director of Prospective Resources, Reserves and Associations
Pemex E&P

Gustavo Hernandez has 37 years of professional experience. He started his career at the Mexican Petroleum Institute in 1979 with research interest in applied geo-statistics and history matching of reservoir simulators.

In 1992 Mr. Hernandez joined Pemex where he has held several positions including head of the department of reservoir characterization, exploitation vice manager, planning manager, asset manager, vice president of an offshore region, and Vice President for Planning in Pemex E&P. In February 2014, he was appointed as Acting Director of Pemex E&P.

In June 2014 the President of Mexico appointed him as General Director of Pemex E&P. Since June 2015 the Board of Directors appointed him as Director of Operations in Pemex E&P and in December 2015 he was appointed as Director of Prospective Resources, Reserves and Associations in Pemex E&P.

Within his professional development he has been National President of the College of Petroleum Engineers of México, President of the Petroleum Engineering Commission at the Academy of Engineering where he serves as an Academic. He was the 2011 recipient of Mexico´s National Petroleum Engineering Award.

Mr. Hernandez is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and was appointed as the General Chairperson of the 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition.

He has written over 60 technical papers presented in domestic and international forums and with more than 110 interventions is a well known lecturer and speaker of topics such as Planning, E&P Strategy, Hydrocarbon Reserves and E&P Regulatory issues in México and abroad.

He was the team leader within Pemex to prepare the round zero request (exploratory areas and production fields that Pemex is able to operate) as well as leading the strategy for partnerships in the migration of existing public works financed projects and integral contracts of E&P, farm outs and Round One potential JV´s.

Mr. Hernandez holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering and a M.Sc. in Reservoir Engineering, both from the U. of Mexico.