University of Houston
Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering- University of Houston
Oil and gas production; Supervisor of Projects; Manage 15 to 30 juniors; New Business development; Evaluation if client inquiries
Armando G. Almaguer is currently the Executive Director, Process Technology at Fluor Corporation at La Porte, Texas. With over forty years in the oil construction business, Armando has gained a variety of skills that put him in the Executive Director seat today. For sixteen years he has been dealing with new business development, client relations, Project supervision both locally and globally and his work has been noted in the top twenty in the published book at the Flour Corporation. He received his Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering at the University of Houston and even since has been with the Flour Corporation. His persistence, consistency, communication and ability to put in two hundred percent when only a hundred is required has allowed him to climb the ladder and be one of the favorable to be in contact with, for his company. Two of his well known project were the Saudi Rental gas program, which took seven years to establish and the other was the Exonn Mobil Project in Russian involving oil reserves that were off shore and bringing them in land. Given the many years he has dedicated into working, he soon hopes to slow down and possibly teach back at the University of Houston. This way he feels that he can share his achievements and the skills he gained and pass it onto other aspiring students so they too can have a good future. Currently Armando is happy and enjoying life with his seven grandchildren, and seven children and enjoys playing softball, collecting leather bound books of all genres as well as listening to music on his down time. One of the things he recommends about being accomplished is having a love of learning and keeping an open mind to constantly improve in anything. He believes that his love of challenges and innovative technology has inspired him to pursue his current profession and it has always been his drive. Armando has done many lectures on Chemical Engineering at the University of Houston and also is on the Chair for the World fuel conference and speaks on clean fuel option, many of these lectures have been published and have great recognition and credibility. Lastly, Armando loves being part of charity organizations and always looks for ways to give back. Currently he donates and volunteers at his local church.