Navarrete, R.

Baker Hughes, Houston, Texas

Ralph Navarrete is the Product Line Manager for Downstream Process Chemicals for the chemicals division of Baker Hughes, a GE company, in Sugar Land, Texas. He is responsible for the long-term strategic growth of the product line, with a focus on the development, launch and sales of new, innovative solutions for the refining and petrochemical industries. He has co-authored several publications. Prior to his career with legacy Baker Hughes, Mr. Navarrete worked as a process engineer for Amerada Hess. He holds a BEChE degree from the University of Delaware and an MBA degree from Villanova University.

Operations: Maximizing the opportunity of discounted crudes

Duggan, G., Navarrete, R., Baker Hughes

As the oil and gas industry adjusts to a business environment in which crude oil prices will likely remain lower for longer, refiners continue looking for ways to maximize their profitability.