jose herrero, p.eng.
vice president , project director
fluor corporation, energy and chemicals

Jose.HerreroJose Herrero has over 30 years of experience managing large refinery, petrochemical and power distribution projects in Canada, the US, the Middle East and Europe.  He has led initiatives on optimization of pipe fabrication, the use of 3D for construction simulation, and the improvement of cost and schedule forecasting.

Jose joined Fluor in 1981 as a Principal Project Engineer.  He is now Vice president Project Director with Fluor's Energy and Chemicals unit.  In Canada, he was the Project Engineer Manager for the Syncrude Coker Restoration project, Project Manager for both the revamps of the Co-Op Upgrader, and the Union Carbide Prentiss II project, and Project Director for the Shell Chemicals Monoethylene Glycol (MEG) project.  He was the Executive Sponsor for Fluor on two recent petrochemical projects in Alberta: the Dow LP7 and Nova E3.  His international work includes Project Director for the Equate Infrastructure project in Kuwait and he recently completed as Project Director the FEED phase for the Sipchem Jubail Acetyls Complex.

Before joining Fluor he served as Engineering Manager of the Petronor Somorrostro Refinery and Project Director with INITEC in Madrid, Spain.  During his employment with INITEC he served as Project Director for the Electrification of 8 Cities in Saudi Arabia.  He also served as professor of Chemical Engineering at the Madrid Polytechnic University.

Mr. Herrero earned his Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering at Madrid Polytechnic University in 1968.  He completed his Master of Science in Electrical and Chemical Engineering at the same institution in 1970.  He is a registered Professional Engineer in Spain and in Alberta (Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta, APEGGA).