Mr. Caligari has more than 35 years’ experience in engineering and operations in E&P, and his last corporate position was Sr. Technical Advisor in unconventional resources in Petrobras Argentina E&P. During his career, he led multidisciplinary teams in project evaluations, field developing, and mature fields revitalizations in Argentina and several Latin American countries, and has been active in unconventional resources projects in Argentina as well. With an excellent record of developing talent, he designed and implemented a Knowledge Management Program for E&P with proved value added.
Retired from activities, he is currently professor of Petroleum Engineering both in undergraduate and graduate levels at Instituto Tecnologico de Buenos Aires. He teaches courses on energy at other universities in Argentina and participates in Industry and Government initiatives on Education on Energy. Ruben is author and director of an online course on Petroleum Engineering Basics presented by Instituto Argentino del Petroleo y del Gas.
In many years of professional activities within Latin America, he built a strong reputation and an extended network of contacts. He has been an active SPE member, serving as officer in different positions including President Patagonia Section, President Argentine Petroleum Section and Regional Director for LA&C, 2008- 2011. Mr. Caligari was named as a Distinguished Member of SPE in 2020.
Ruben has lectured in different events within regions, presented several technical papers, and co-authored a book on developing shale resources.