Rafael E. Hincapie
Senior EOR Engineer
TECH Center & Lab
Rafael E. Hincapie is a Senior EOR Engineer at OMV´s TECH Center & Lab in Vienna, Austria. He has been working more than 13 years in the Oil & Gas industry focusing on EOR & IOR processes, covering R&D and reservoir engineering aspects.
Rafael started his professional career at PDVSA-Venezuela (Gas, Intevep) and after moved to Clausthal University of Technology-Germany as a Research Assistant, where he is currently an external non-profited lecturer. He is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers as Conference Committee member, eMentoring. Moreover, he is also a volunteer reviewer of the journal SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering and Elsevier Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. He has authored/co-authored around 40 technical papers. In 2018, he received twice the SPE Young Member Outstanding Service Award: International and SC&E Europe Region.
Rafael holds a BS (LUZ-Venezuela, 2005) and Doctoral Engineering (TU Clausthal-Germany, 2016) degree in Petroleum Engineering, a MS in Heavy Oil Extraction (UNEFA-Venezuela, 2007) and a Master in International Business Management, MIBM (EAE/OBS-Spain, 2018)Back to Speakers Page