Vice-President of Refinery
Mr. Granado is an engineer in refinery processes, graduated in 1981 at the Institute of Petroleum and Gas in Ploiesti – Rumania; with a Master of Science in Refinery and Petrochemicals at the same institution
He entered the oil industry in 1981, at the Management of Process Development of Intevep. In 1985 he worked as a resident engineer of the BTX Project in UOP, Chicago, U.S.A., while in 1987 he becomes process engineer for the development of the HDH technology at the Veba Oel in Germany.
In 1990, he was assigned at the British Petroleum – London, as the leader of Engineering Processes for the Project of Oxygenates (MTBE, TAME) for the refineries of El Palito, Amuay and Cardón.
From 1991 to 1997 he took several supervisor and manager positions in Intevep. He occupied the post of Technology Manager of the Lemont Refinery in the U.S.A.
In the year 2000, he was appointed manager of the Process Engineering Department. Later, he takes the Conceptual and Basic Engineering Management until December 2002, when he is selected for Deputy Manager of Refinery in Puerto La Cruz.
In July 2003, he became Manager Director of Refinery at PDVSA Oriente. In June of 2004, he is selected as Manager Director of National and International Refinery, and from January of that year, he has been the Vice-President of PDV Marina. In January 2005, he was appointed Vice-President of PDVSA for the National and International Refinery Department.