Marcelo Menezes is currently based in Middle East region after spanning more than 15 years in the oil industry, mainly involved with complexes deepwater drilling campaigns. The professional career includes a range of international experience in the diverse areas of the world, such as the offshore exploration on the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, and drilling of ultra-deep pre-salt formations of Brazil coastline.
At the moment, directly engaged on the crescent demand for the exploration of the natural gas resources in the Middle East market, where some of the latest technologies available in the oil industry are applied to overcome the technical challenges such as the high pressure and high-temperature reservoirs environments. The new exposure gained in the region is a complement of the previous experience of gas exploration in some main of South America fields, including the Brasilian and Colombian Amazon basin and in the Venezuela Orinoco fields.
A native of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Marcelo Menezes educational background includes a Mechanical Technician certificate from a Brazilian Federal Institute and Higher Education degree as Petroleum and Gas Technologist from the School of Science and Technology.