Mr. Szabo is a professional engineer, with a B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical/Petroleum Engineering from the University of Houston, with 49 years of experience in the petroleum industry.
He has worked in the Service Industry, at major Integrated Oil companies, an NIOC’s, at small and mid-cap listed and private oil companies in several parts of the world.
Has advised on energy matters, oil companies, investment funds and multilateral institutions.
However, most of his career was dedicated to the Venezuelan Oil Industry in drilling, reservoir management, planning, petrochemicals finance and mergers and acquisitions. Highlights of his tenure in PDVSA was heading the offshore exploration campaign in 1978, acquisition of the now Citgo assets and the “Apertura” process in the 90’s.