Professional of the Year - Oil and Gas/Asphaltene and Waxes

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Kosta J. Leontaritis

Title: President and CEO
Industry: Oil and Gas
Type of Organization: Oil and Gas Service
Major Product/Service: Providing the oil and gas industry with laboratory testing, simulation, and consulting services in equipment development, modeling, problem solving, and chemical applications in the area of asphaltenes, waxes, hydrates and flow assurance
Expertise: Dr. Leontaritis has over 40 years' experience. He supervises the daily operations of the asphaltene and wax testing laboratory. He also teaches advanced courses in asphaltenes, waxes, hydrates and flow assurance, and is directly involved in the marketing and licensing of AsphWax's highly advanced asphaltene and wax flow assurance multiphase simulators. Dr. Leontaritis serves as an independent advisor to managers and production personnel for general productivity issues.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Texas
Affiliations: American Institute of Chemical Engineers; Society of Petroleum Engineers; S.O.C.E.
University/Degree: Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1987
Born: February 28, 1949, Greece
Hobbies/Sports: Music, physical fitness
Published Works: Articles