Leonardo Meneses

Senior Exploration Geoscientist at Shell Upstream Americas

Leonardo Meneses graduated from Geophysical Engineering, in the Faculty of Engineering, from UNAM in November 2002. He served in Schlumberger and Halliburton companies for several years, mainly in the area of Consultancy, related with well logs, formation evaluation, petrophysics and static characterization, focused mainly in Natural Fractured Reservoirs. From June 2010 to December 2014, work for the National Hydrocarbons Commission in Mexico as Deputy General Director of Exploitation, developing various activities, among highlight the evaluation and opinion of exploration and exploitation for oil and gas projects in México, round zero and the first bidding round in Mexico. In addition, since August 2011, he is an assignment professor of Petroleum Engineering career in the Faculty of Engineering of UNAM. At this moment he works for Shell Mexico in Upstream Americas. He has published and presented related papers, with the oil and gas industry in national and international forums. His development areas include petrophysical and well log analysis, regulation of the oil industry, evaluating oil and gas projects, naturally fractured reservoirs, static characterization, among others. He is a member of the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) and the Society of Students in the Faculty of Engineering (SEFI) of UNAM.