Norberto Macias’s refining expertise is founded on 40 years of extensive experience in international refining and marketing operations, planning, strategic planning, logistics, and economics.
Over his career, Mr. Macias has worked for EXXON Argentina, Coastal Corp. in Texas, Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia and ALON USA in Louisiana.
Mr. Macias expertise includes modeling refinery process units and entire fuels and petrochemicals refineries; forecasting and optimizing refinery production, product quality, crude arrival, and inventory; improving and enhancing refinery economics; training engineers on refining economics; advising and coaching PIMS users; managing domestic and international sales; supervising laboratory services and teaching courses. Norberto is an expert in the use of PIMS linear program modeling and other financial models.
Mr. Macias holds an MBA degree from Texas A&M university at Corpus Christi and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Nacionál de Tucumán in Argentina.
|Downstream Advisors - Consultant||2018 - Present|
|ALON USA - Manager Planning and Economics||2011 - 2012|
|Saudi Aramco - Refining Strategic Planning Specialist||1997 - 2010|
|Coastal Corp. - Refining Planning & Economics||1992 - 1997|
|ABASCO - Sales and Designs Engineer||1990 - 1992|
|EXOAL S.A.I.C. - Corrosion Dept. Sales Manager||1989 - 1990|
|EXXON Argentina - Operations, Logistics, Planning and Economics||1972 - 1988|
MBA, Texas A&M, Corpus Christi, TX
BS Chemical Engineering, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán (Argentina)
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