(D. E. S.) equivalent to a Master’s degree, fourth level in Energy Economics at University II, Pierre Mendes France, Grenoble, France, 1970 - 1971.
Completed all studies at Geology, Mines and Petroleum Engineering School of Central University of Ecuador, 1964-1968; 1969-1970. Radioactive mineral prospector at the Atomic Energy Commissary in France, 1968–1969.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Federal Republic of Austria; since October 2013
Permanent Representative to the International Organizations in Vienna: UNOV, IAEA, UNIDO, UNODC and CTBTO; since October 2013.
Governor of Ecuador to OPEC; since September 2013.
Minister of Non-Renewable Natural Resources of Ecuador, from April 2010 to April 2013.
General Manager of PETROAMAZONAS EP., from February 2, 2007 to April 10, 2010.
Operations Manager of CPEB, affiliate of China Natural Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), 01/09/2001 until 01/13/2007.
Executive President of EP PETROECUADOR, from December 1999 to February 2000.
General Manager of TRITON ENERGY ECUADOR, INC., LLC, from April 1995 to November 1999
General Coordinator of the Petroleum Contracts Unit of the Seventh Bidding Round October 1993 to February 1995.
General Manager of PETROAMAZONAS EP, operator of the CEPE-TEXACO consortium, 1990 – 1992.
Consultant to the World Bank, 1987 – 1988.
Advisor to the State General Comptroller on Petroleum Contracts and Foreign Marketing, 1983 – 1984.
Advisor to the President of the National Congress for petroleum and mining issues,
1981 – 1983.
Technical Director of the National Energy Institute, 1978.
Spanish, French and English
“Economic Consequences of Petroleum Contracts between the State and Private Enterprise,” November, 2005.
“Proposals for Petroleum Policy to Reactivate Production in Ecuador,” June, 2003.
“Cost-Benefit Study of the Central Pipeline in the Orient,” January, 1995.
“The Ecuadorian Energy Sector,” coauthor, World Bank; 1990.
“The Service Contracts,” 1987.
“Decision and Control during Uncertain Times: The Opening Up of Ecuadorian Petroleum,” 1986.
“Update of Costs and Prices of Petroleum Derivatives,” 1984.
“The Petroleum Foreign Marketing Contract between CEPE and COASTAL,” 1984.
“Limitations on Ecuador’s Petroleum Reserves,” 1984.
“Ecuadorian Petroleum Contracts: A Commitment to Interests Based on the Seriousness of Mutual Respect,” 1983.
“For a Deep Review of Foreign Petroleum Marketing Policy,” 1983.
“There are favorable conditions for Foreign Petroleum Investments,” 1983.
“Amendments to the Law of CEPE,” 1983.
“Amendments to the Hydrocarbon Law: Criticism and Solutions,” 1981.
Book: CEPE and the Opening Up to Foreign Capital, coauthor, 1979.
“Subsidy for Petroleum Derivatives in Ecuador: Methodology and Calculations,” 1979.
Risk Analysis in the Petroleum Industry, OGCL Training Center, 1998, Houston, USA
Negotiation Techniques, Harvard University, 1997, Cambridge, USA
Petroleum Industry Finance, 1996 French Petroleum Institute, Paris, France
Petroleum Prices, Oxford Energy Institute, 1987, Oxford, England