Marcelino Gomes

Partner & Co-founder, PIPELINEBRAZIL, Brazil

Marcelino Guedes Gomes is Mechanical Engineer from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RJ). He has gained his Masters in Civil Engineer from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (COPPE/UFRJ) and his MBA in strategic Knowledge Management from PUC Paraná. He attended a specialization course in terminals and pipeline engineering from PETROBRAS.
Marcelino joined PETROBRAS in 1987 and worked in several units of the Company, including the Maritime Terminal in São Paulo and several Terminals and Pipelines in Rio de Janeiro. He has also worked in PETROBRAS’ Research Center – CENPES, where he started at the subsea engineering area and later became responsible for the pipeline technology program (PRODUT).
He was Director of Terminals and Pipelines of PETROBRAS TRANSPORTE – TRANSPETRO, where he previously held the positions of technology manager and general manager - business development and partnerships. From 2008 to 2013, he was Director-President of Abreu e Lima Refinery. From 2015 to 2020, he was Executive Manager, responsible for developing and applying solutions for illegal tapping in pipelines at PETROBRAS. After almost 34 years dedicated exclusively to PETROBRAS, he has recently retired and founded PIPELINEBRAZIL.
Marcelino is also member of the Pipeline Commission of the Brazilian Oil and Gas Institute (IBP), former Chair of the Pipeline System Division of the American society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME), an elected ASME fellow, former President of ABENDI - Brazilian Society for Non-Destructive Testing and Inspection, Member of Industry Advisory Board – IAB/ASME, and former President of the Pipeline Technology Center – Brazil (CTDUT).

15.20 - 15.50 CEST

Virtual Pipeline Summit 7 Oct

Panel Discussion "Illegal Tapping"

Panel discussion with live Q&A afterwards.