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FRI Welcomes a New President< Back to News

Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Sergio Kapusta has recently joined Fractionation Research Inc. as President. He holds a BS degree from the University of Buenos Aires, and PhD and MBA degrees from Rice University.

Before joining FRI, he was the Executive Director of the Rice University Energy and Environment Initiative and Professor at the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership.

Sergio worked for more than 30 years in the oil industry with Shell Oil Company, retiring in 2015 as Chief Scientist and General Manager of Physics R&D. During his long career with Shell he worked in all segments of the oil industry, and in many international assignments.

He has more than 70 publications in topics of oil production, refining, transportation and management. When not at work, Sergio enjoys long distance running, travel and music. He and wife Marta live in Houston, Texas.