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  • The University of Western Australia (M050), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 50 Citations
  • 3 h-Index

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Personal profile


Chemical Engineer with 19 years of academia and industry international experience in the Oil and Gas sector across Australia, South America, Middle East and USA. Track record managing mid-sized projects teams of professionals to deliver fit for purpose services and innovations. Has a broadened skillset in the drilling, production and refining technical areas. Solid knowledge of field development planning from reservoir to export points of sale, production forecasting and flow assurance modelling of large and complex networks, production optimisation, integrated production modelling, process engineering, process safety and data analytics.

Education/Academic qualification

Chemical Engineering, PhD, Curtin University of Technology

Jul 2007Oct 2011

Chemical Engineering, MSc, Universidad Simón Bolívar

Sep 2004Nov 2006

Chemical Engineering, BSc, Universidad de los Andes Mérida

Feb 1991Oct 1997

External positions

Senior Oil and Gas Consultant, Independent Consultant

May 2019Nov 2019

Senior Flow Assurance Engineer, Intecsea (A WorleyParsons Company)

May 2018Mar 2019

Chief Process Engineer, Intecsea (A WorleyParsons Company)

Sep 2017Apr 2018

Upstream Process Staff Consultant, KBC Advanced Technologies

Jan 2017Jul 2017

Consultant, KBC Advanced Technologies

Jul 2014Jan 2017

Flow Assurance Engineer, FEESA-IPM Pty Ltd

Mar 2012Jul 2014

Senior Research and Development Chemist, Rheochem (A Newpark Company)

Apr 2011Mar 2012

Nanotechnology Project Scientist (Part-time), CSIRO

Oct 2007Nov 2008

Research Scientist and Drilling Fluids Engineer, PDVSA Intevep

Dec 1997Feb 2003


  • Field Development
  • Flow assurance
  • Gas hydrates
  • Multiphase flow
  • Subsea petroleum systems
  • Surfactants
  • Surface chemistry and rheology of emulsions and dispersions
  • Drilling fluids
  • Integrated production modelling

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Research Output

The benefits of a compositional thermal hydraulic integrated production model when investigating subsea processing

Rojas, Y., Watson, M., Barbeau, S. & Waring, R., 1 Jan 2014, BHR Group - 9th North American Conference on Multiphase Technology 2014. BHR Group Limited, p. 189-204 16 p. (BHR Group - 9th North American Conference on Multiphase Technology 2014).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

  • 23 Citations (Scopus)

    Instrumental analysis of gas hydrates properties

    Rojas, Y. & Lou, X., 1 Mar 2010, In : Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering. 5, 2, p. 310-323 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 8 Citations (Scopus)

    Polymer-enhanced foamable drilling fluid

    Rojas Gonzalez, Y., 5 Oct 2004, Patent No. US6800592, 28 Aug 2001

    Research output: Patent

  • Desarrollo y aplicación de fluidos base agua de baja densidad para operaciones de perforación y rehabilitación de pozos

    Aponte, A., Colina, R., Blanco, J., Chavarría, C., Rojas, Y., Romero, J., Romero, R. & Vieira, P., 1 Dec 2003, In : Vision Tecnologica. 10, 1, p. 41-55 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Activities

    • 15 Consultancy/collaboration
    • 5 Course or unit development
    • 4 Membership of network
    • 1 Membership of professional association

    Fluid Science & Resources (External organisation)

    Yenny Rojas Gonzalez (Member)
    Nov 2019 → …

    Activity: MembershipsMembership of network

    WISE, A Network of Women in Subsea Engineering (External organisation)

    Yenny Rojas Gonzalez (Member)
    2019 → …

    Activity: MembershipsMembership of network

    Maximus Training and Handover Dorado IPM

    Yenny Rojas Gonzalez (Other)
    23 Jul 201926 Jul 2019

    Activity: Teaching and learningCourse or unit development

    Perth Machine Learning Group (External organisation)

    Yenny Rojas Gonzalez (Member)
    2019 → …

    Activity: MembershipsMembership of network

    Resource Technology Network Pty Ltd (External organisation)

    Yenny Rojas Gonzalez (Member)
    May 2019 → …

    Activity: MembershipsMembership of network