Vice-President of PDVSA
Mr. Hernandez has over 45 years of experience inside the venezuelan oil industry. He started at Creole Petroleum Corporation at the Refineria de Amuay in 1957, he also integrated the teams of specializations, combustible, and oil placement, and participated on de development of the purification pattern modification project at Amuay.
He has taken several charges inside the industry: Conversion Superintendent in 1982, Procedures Manager in 1985, and Provisions Manager in 1987. At the same time, he was manager of Deep Conversion at the Corpus Christi Plant, property of Citgo, which is a PDVSA branch in the United States, Operations Manager in 1988, Deputy Manager of Amuay in 1992, General Manager in 1194; General Manager of CRP in 1997.
In March 2004, he was selected Vice-President of the Board of Directors of PDVSA, and responsible of the National and International Refinery Area.