Today, the Board of Directors of Petróleos Mexicanos appointed Ulises Hernández Romano as the new director of the Resources, Reserves, and Partnerships department for Pemex Exploración y Producción (PEP, Pemex Exploration and Production). With 19 years of experience working for Pemex, he accepted this position in March.
Ulises Hernández Romano is a geological engineer who graduated from the School of Engineering at the UNAM (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico), with a PhD in Geology from Reading University in England. He joined Petróleos Mexicanos in 1999 as a sediment expert and seismic activity interpreter. He was appointed as the leader of the multidisciplinary team that developed offshore fields in the Tampico – Misantla Basin and the onshore portion of the Veracruz Basin region. Later on, he became the head of the exploratory studies performed by Pemex in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
In 2013 he was the manager of the Onshore Southeastern Basin Asset Exploration and in 2014 he was appointed as manager of the Field Geology department in the exploration region of Villahermosa, in the state of Tabasco. In 2015 he accepted the position as Deputy Director of Portfolio Management and Access to New Areas, and last year, he was appointed as Deputy Director of Geo-Science and Technical Assurance. Both of these positions were a part of the PEP Direction of Exploration.
He has performed as National President of the Mexican Association of Oil Geologists, and as VP of the Mexican Geological Society. Furthermore, he is a member of the Mexican Association of Exploratory Geophysicists and of the American Oil Geologists Association.
The Pemex CEO, Carlos Treviño Medina, urged Hernández Romano to keep up his hard and dedicated work in his new department and to meet the goals of the Business Plan of the State-Owned productive company.