Celso Pajaro

Head of Engineered Refinery Solutions



Celso Pajaro is the head of Engineered Solutions Refinery AME (Americas), he has worked with Sulzer for 13 years in the areas of column fractionation, and separator design and revamp.

In the last 3 years has focused on providing integral process solutions in separation and fractionation to oil refineries and crude upgraders located in the Americas region.

A native of Venezuela, Celso started at PDVSA as a process engineer in 1986. He worked at several PDVSA refineries for more than 16 years, gaining experience in the areas of process engineering and planning. He participated or led revamps for multiple Crude, Vacuum, FCC, Alkylation, NHT, Naphtha Reformer, and Coker units. After that, Celso worked on the Hamaca Project – Ameriven (now know as Petrocedeno), a heavy oil Upgrader in Venezuela.

Celso holds a bachelors degree in chemical engineering from Universidad de Carabobo – Venezuela, and a Masters degree from University of Tulsa.

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