Global Operations & Maintenance Category Manager @ Chevron
Raquel’s Current responsibilities include lead and steward the procurement of operation services across all Upstream business units working within Chevron’s corporate Supply Chain Management department. Additional to her Chevron position, she also serves on the Board of Directors of the OOC Oil & Gas Blockchain Consortium
Originally from Venezuela, she first joined Texaco Downstream, in 1997 supporting lubricants operations and retail activities, including assignments in several regions of the country and an international assignment supporting Central America and Andean Region. After the merger she switched to Upstream, working for Western Venezuela projects.
In 2005 she was transferred to USA and have served in a variety of technical and commercial leadership roles in areas including LNG Regasification commercialization, On-shore Production Operations Engineering, Process Safety, and Performance Improvement through Lean Sigma.
She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad del Zulia (Venezuela), and an MBA from Rice University (Texas).