Carlos E. Macellari - GeoPark


Carlos holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geology from Universidad Nacional de La Plata in Argentina and a Master and a PhD in Geology from the Ohio State University. He has over 30 years of successful exploration, development and management experience in the oil and gas industry. Dr. Macellari has worked for Tecpetrol, Repsol YPF, Hocol., Benton Oil & Gas, Enron Oil & Gas International and Pecten International (Shell Oil). As Director of Exploration and Development for Tecpetrol, he led the subsurface team responsible for making Fortín de Piedra the largest gas producing block in Argentina, and the discovery and development of the Pendare Field in Colombia. As Worldwide Director of Geology also led the technical group behind Repsol’s exploration success in locations such as Libya, Algeria, Pre-Salt Brazil, the Gulf of Mexico, Venezuela and Peru. He has published over 40 technical papers and has been guest lecturer in numerous international forums. He is the founder of the Journal of South American Earth Sciences, has lectured several courses in the USA, Colombia, Spain and Argentina and is currently a professor for postgraduate students at Universidad Nacional de La Plata. At present he is an independent consultant on oil and gas exploration and production after founding and managing Andes Energy Consulting, and since 2020 he has been a board member at Inverban, Tecpetrol Investments, Tecpetrol Servicios and Suizum.

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