Romero, M. A. V.

CEPSA, Madrid, Spain

Maria Angeles Romero Vazquez is a Senior Research and Development Chemical Engineer at CEPSA’s Research Center in Madrid. In the refining department, she is responsible for hydroprocessing, development of lubricant base oils, and hydrogen production by steam reforming. She graduated in chemical engineering from Complutense University in Madrid and also holds an MBA degree. Her work is focused on optimizing the selection of catalysts to be loaded at industrial units by combining pilot plant testing of commercial catalysts vs. potential crude oil baskets and dialogue with catalyst suppliers. She also provides technical assistance to CEPSA refineries through modeling and follow-up on industrial units.

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.