Dr Sergio Kapusta

Posted on May 6, 2015

Dr. Kapusta worked with Shell for 30 years, holding senior positions in research, engineering and operations in all major segments of the oil and gas business. He has led the use of nanotechnology-based techniques into the oilfield.

He has been consultant for corrosion, risk assessment and materials selection for clients such as BP, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, Chevron, PDVSA, Petrobras, PetroChina, CNOOC (China), and Repsol-YPF.

He is the author of more than 70 articles and presentations in electrochemistry, corrosion control, materials, and asset integrity.

He is a fellow of NACE, the International Corrosion Society. In 2004, Dr. Kapusta was distinguished with the prestigious Technical Accomplishment Award by NACE International. He is a member of SPE and of AIChE, and has held chair roles in various committees of these professional organizations.

Dr. Kapusta received his bachelor’s in chemical engineering from the University of Buenos Aires, and his Ph.D. and MBA from Rice University.