Natarelli, J.

T.A. Cook Consultants Inc., Houston, Texas

John Natarelli is a Project Manager for T.A. Cook. Based in North America, he has managed projects for refining leaders in both the US and Canada. With more than 11 years of consulting experience, Mr. Natarelli has been dedicated to the oil and gas industry for the last four years. During that time, maintenance and turnaround optimization have formed the focus of his expertise.

Implement proactive asset management techniques

Natarelli, J., T.A. Cook Consultants Inc.

The drop in crude oil prices since 2014 has impacted both upstream producers and downstream players. Upstream producers—those responsible for exploration, drilling and production—were the first to feel the effects. While refining margins benefitted from the drop in crude oil pricing, they began to suffer when record surpluses of gasoline and diesel flooded the market a year later.