10 May 2022


  • On May 5, ARPEL's Refining Committee held a new workshop for the exchange of best practices.

    The virtual meeting was attended by more than 50 professionals from the refineries of the Region, and the topic addressed was "Problems and Improvements in Sour Water Management".

    The presentation was given by the chemical engineer Christian Lafuente, from ENAP's Aconcagua refinery.

    During the technical meeting, coordinated by Ricardo Buyatti, ARPEL's downstream manager, the following issues were discussed: Operational Problems of Sour Water Treatment Units; Environmental Restrictions; Generation of Sour Water in Processing Units; Improvement Plan; Summary of Experience of Slop injection as cooling water in Coker Units.

    Link to watch the recording of the workshop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IwQ4HI9nWo


03 May 2023

Ecopetrol hosted the first meeting of experts in Operations Planning

ARPEL and Ecopetrol jointly organized the First Latin American Meeting of Experts in Operations Planning (RANE), which took place on April 27 and 28 in Cartagena, Colombia, and was attended by professionals from Wood Mackenzie, ...
03 May 2023

Launch of ARPEL Energy Transitions Committee

The ARPEL Energy Transitions Committee was launched at the end of April in Montevideo. The Committee is coordinated by Irene Alfaro, Managing Director of the Association. As a prelude to the first meeting of the ...