Expert delegates and executives of the region work in cooperation in the Technical Committees and Working Groups, forming the engine of the Association to carry forward its strategic lines.

  • They develop work processes for continuous improvement based on the exchange of best practices and knowledge in discussion forums.
  • With unfolding innovations, they develop and edit Guides and Manuals that provide a basis for member companies to enrich their business models.
  • They contribute to provide training and the technical support required by member companies in the implementation of best practices.
  • They provide information to conduct benchmarking studies, whose purpose is to measure and compare the improvement in the performance of member companies.
  • The Technical Committees work with the support of the Executive Secretariat of ARPEL.



Created in 2015

The main objective of the Communications Working Group is to work on improving the reputation of the hydrocarbon industry in the region, with special emphasis on the progress on social, environmental, operational and management issues.

It also promotes the development of reporting by companies, as well as other initiatives that seek to promote transparent management.


María Eugenia Guzmán, Head of Communications and Marketing