MSc. Rafael B. Martinez

Director

MSc. Rafael B. Martinez's Biography

MSc. Rafael B. Martinez is a Drilling Specialist at the ADCO-UAE Technical Center. An experienced drilling professional with significant knowledge, he has worked at several O&G companies in technical and managerial roles, such as Drilling Superintendent and Drilling Manager at PDVSA; Drilling Specialist at PEMEX; and Drilling Performance Manager for Petrolink. Rafael developed three US patents, authored multiple SPE papers and publication articles, and has been a speaker/chairman for multiple global drilling conferences (SPE, OTC, SPWLA, PE and petroleum exhibitions). He mentors engineers at the University of Zulia, Utrecht, and Texas A&M, is an SPE D&C Technical Editor, R&D Drilling Coordinator, and on the IADD Board of Directors (non-profit organization to enhance drilling and directional performance).