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Miguel Moyano

Miguel Moyano

Senior Managing Director, ARPEL
Mr. Moyano is Senior Managing Director of ARPEL (Association of Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean). He leads the strategic positioning of ARPEL in the Upstream market, addressing emerging issues of high impact for the industry, to promote the sustainable growth and competitiveness of the business in the Region. Mr. Moyano implements ARPEL strategy related to the Relationship with external Stakeholders with a focus on the interaction with national governments and intergovernmental agencies, as well as with national and international industry associations. The areas under Mr. Moyano responsibility in ARPEL since 1991 include: Environment, Health and Safety Management, Exploration and Production, Refining and Fuels, Pipelines and Terminals, Climate Change, Energy Efficiency, Social Responsibility, Energy Transitions and Innovation, among others. In his 30+ years working in ARPEL, he authored and co-authored over 200 industry technical documents, several of them utilized in oil and gas companies’ management systems and as a reference to develop industry regulations in the Region. Mr. Moyano also worked as consultant and projects manager for the private industry, as well as for UNESCO, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, the International Maritime Organization, the US Department of Energy and the Canadian International Development Agency. Mr. Moyano obtained his degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Uruguay. Later, he obtained a Diploma in Marine Pollution Chemistry at Liverpool University and a Master in Business Administration in Oil and Gas from the Middlesex University, both in England.