Gustavo Hernández-García

Upstream Expert at Mexico

  • He has over 38 years of professional experience in the Mexican petroleum industry .
  • Started his career at the Mexican Petroleum Institute in 1979 where he worked with research interests in applied geostatistics in reservoir simulation. In 1992  joined Pemex holding several positions as 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.
  • Responsible for: conducting and leading the E&P Strategy, to allocate investment in the E&P Project portfolio, leading the reserves team to internally certifying the Pemex Hydrocarbon reserves and to comply the regulatory topics issued by the Mexican regulators.
  • A former National President of the College of Petroleum Engineers of México (2010-2012), and former President of the Petroleum Engineering Comission at the Academy of Engineering (2012-2014) and his achievements allowed him to be recognized as the 2011 National Petroleum Engineering Award recipient. He is the current National President of the Mexican Petroleum Engineers Association (2016-2018)
  • He has written over 70 technical papers presented in domestic and international forums and with more than 190 interventions is a well known lecturer and speaker of topics such as Planning, Exploration, Production, Hydrocarbon Reserves, E&P Regulatory issues in México and abroad.
  • He holds a B.S. in petroleum engineering and a M.Sc. in Reservoir Engineering, both from the U. of Mexico.