Luis Alberto López

Manager, Pipeline Integrity

Luis Alberto is an asset & pipeline integrity management executive with over 27 years of experience working in the oil & gas and mining industries in Latin America.

Pipeline integrity management is critical to the long-term success of our clients’ projects. Our model ensures the safe and reliable operation of the fluid transport pipeline systems throughout all stages of the lifecycle.

Luis Alberto is Manager, Pipeline Integrity with extensive experience in the implementation and management of pipeline integrity management systems (PIMS) for the oil & gas and mining industries. He supports his clients by offering strategies that prevent, manage, and mitigate risks for their pipeline systems, resulting in a holistic approach that reduces costs and improves safety throughout the pipeline’s lifecycle. At Ausenco, he is responsible for the continued development of Ausenco’s pipelines integrity services in order to provide solutions that add value to our clients’ assets. His relevant experience includes asset management, risk-based asset integrity management (PIMS/FIMS), QA/QC and conformity assessments. In his previous project management and business development positions, he oversaw the implementation of PIMS and engineering reliability methodologies and led multidisciplinary and multicultural teams in Latin America. Prior to joining Ausenco, he was responsible for leading the implementation and development of a comprehensive asset & integrity management system and engineering reliability strategy for a major mining client.

He is currently leading a long-term integrity & engineering project for a major copper mine in Chile, responsible for the delivery of integrity and engineering services for the mine’s slurry, tailings and water pipelines systems. The project will incorporate a multidisciplinary team, with over 80,000 planned execution hours throughout 5 years.

Luis Alberto is a Maintenance Engineer with a post-graduate degree in Quality Engineering, an Advanced Diploma in Project Management, an MSc. in Environmental Direction and an Executive MBA. 

Country experience:

  • Argentina
  • Chile
  • Colombia 
  • Mexico
  • Perú
  • Venezuela

 

Areas of expertise
Minerals & Metals
Plant Operations & Maintenance
  • Asset Integrity
  • Maintenance Strategies
  • Operational Readiness
  • Operations Improvement
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Training
Pipelines
  • Asset Integrity
  • Gas Pipelines
  • Slurry Pipelines
  • Start-up & Commissioning
  • Tailings Pipelines
  • Water Pipelines
Process Plants
  • Copper & Mineral Processing Plants
Oil & Gas
Asset Management & Optimisation
  • Asset Integrity
  • Maintenance Strategies
  • Operational Readiness
  • Operations Improvement
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Training
Downstream Consulting
  • Reliability Engineering
Transportation & Logistics
  • Asset Integrity
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