Jaime is Argus Media’s Vice President of Pricing and Market Strategies for Latin America, based in Houston.
He has 20+ years of experience in energy markets. He started his career as market analyst in PMI Comercio Internacional (Pemex’s International trading office) recommending pricing for Mexican crude. After that Jaime worked for Aspentech as Consultant, completing refining economic analysis for refiners, helping them maximize value of their operations. Jaime then joined PFC Energy in Washington DC and became Downstream Consulting Director. For almost 10 years he completed projects for key IOCs and NOCs around the world, including feasibility of new refineries, forecasts of market fundamentals and pricing, commercial strategies for selling crudes, among others.
He has completed consulting projects regarding oil market topics in Brazil, China, Norway, France, USA, Colombia, Indonesia, South Korea, India, among others.
A native of Mexico City, Jaime earned his MBA from UDLA and his BS in Chemical Engineering from UNAM, both in Mexico City. He completed additional training on refining economics, technical analysis in energy markets, linear programming with applications to refining economics, among others.