Hernando Salgado

Technology Manager
BASF Refining Catalysts

Hernando is a Technology Manager at BASF Refining Catalysts. He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Industrial University of Santander in Colombia, and a Professional Doctorate in Engineering (Process Design) from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Hernando has more than 15 years of experience in the Refining Industry, and in particular Fluid Catalytic Cracking, Alkylation, Hydroprocessing and Residue Upgrading technologies, leading assignments in the areas of process analysis, troubleshooting, optimization, design and development, catalyst selection and monitoring, and economic analysis for new and existing facilities. Prior to joining BASF, Hernando worked as a Senior Process Engineer at Saudi Aramco and Ecopetrol.

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