More than 135 years of combine experience


Experience in 27 countries

Daniel Umana – President & CEO (Colombia)

Colombian with over twenty years executive in Latin America including Oil & Gas. Currently Director of Hotwell Colombia Ltda, CEO & President of GPC Holding LTD, CFO & Corporate VP Grupo Petrotesting Colombia, Board Member Monclova Pirineos Gas S.A de C.V, Executive Senior Advisor to the President ECOPETROL S.A.. BSc in Engineering from Los Andes University, Bogota; MBA from Boston University, M.Sc. Information Systems from Boston University.

Henry Alegría – Service Operations and Logistics Manager (Colombia)

Colombian with over fifteen years in operations in Latin America including Oil & Gas. Currently Logistics Manager of Hotwell Colombia Ltda, Rigs Maintenance Superintendent of Weatherford Colombia Ltd, Maintenance Coordinator Grupo Petrotesting Colombia. BSc in Engineering from Santiago de Cali University, Cali;

Edgar A. Herrera – Finance and Administrative Manager (Colombia)

Colombian with more than 24 years experienced in Treasurer position: Petrotesting Colombia, Vetra Exploración y Produccion Colombia and Avesco Ltda. Economist from La Salle University.

Rito A. Moncada – E&P Operation Manager (Colombia)

Colombian with over twenty five years of in Oil & Gas. Former operations manager of Tabasco Oil Co. (400 boed), Operation’s Development Leader of Lukoil Overseas Colombia Ltd, Field Supervisor of Petrotesting Colombia S.A. (12000 boed), Ramp Oil (Ecuador) Gasline Supervisor, SANFLOS INC. (Abu Dhabi), Basic Resources Int. (Guatemala) BSc in Engineering from Colombian National University, Bogota; Diploma of Mechanical Engineer from Atlantic International University

Cristian Siatoya – Geologist (Colombia)

Colombian with five years in Oil & Gas. Currently Log Analysis Leader of Hotwell Colombia Ltda, OMITEMPUS Wellsite Geologist for PETROMINERALES (PMG:TX), SERGEOMIN LOGGING SERVICES Mud Logging for PETROMINERALES (PMG:TX), HOCOL and PETROAMAZONAS (Ecuador) BSc in Geology, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota;

John Montoya – HSEQ Coordinator (Colombia)

Colombian with over four years experienced in HSEQ as Coordinator of Projects and System Management (Quality, Environment, Safety and Health at Work) in the Oil and Gas sector. Currently HSEQ Coordinator of DUE Capital and Services SAS, JHS Engineering Ltda, National Environmental Manager of Energia Integral Andina and Consulting Engineer for different types of companies. Chemical Engineer from Universidad Nacional de Colombia (Manizales), Specialized in Health and Safety Management from Colegio Mayor de Cundinamarca University, Bogotá.

Marcela Velasquez – Community and Government Relations Manager (Colombia)

Colombian with over twenty years experienced in Relationship Management in several industries. Experienced dealing with Indigenous Consultation. Broad high level government contacts throughout the region. Director of Corporate Relations and Reputation at Telefonica, Admin and Relations Manager at Colvatel, Program Manager at Community Value Added Program at IDU. BA in Management from Los Andes University, International Relations and CSR Diploma at Harvard Extension School.