Hoces, R. Hurtado

CEPSA, Huelva, Spain

Rocio Hoces Hurtado is a Senior Process Engineer at CEPSA’s La Rábida Refinery. She received her degree in chemical engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid in Spain. Her first role was as a Maintenance Engineer at Pharma in Madrid. Afterwards, she decided to pursue a different career path and joined CEPSA as a process engineer. A few months later, she was appointed Senior Process Engineer in charge of the hydrocracking, hydroprocessing and hydrogen units at the La Rábida refinery, where her main responsibilities include daily monitoring and process and energy optimization, as well as responsibility for turnaround planning, including catalyst replacement.

Opportunity crudes and refinery challenges during hydrocracking operations—Part 2

Refineries worldwide often face practical challenges and operating issues when processing opportunity crude oils to maximize profit margins.

Opportunity crudes and refinery challenges during hydrocracking operations—Part 1

Refineries worldwide often face practical challenges and operating issues when processing opportunity crude oils to maximize profit margins.