Rafael Correa toured the facilities with Repsol Chairman Antonio Brufau

The President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, visited the Repsol Technology Centre

Press Release 22/04/2013 00:00
  • As part of his European tour, Rafael Correa decided to visit the Repsol Technology Centre, one of the most renowned in Europe in terms of energy-related research. 
  • The President of Ecuador was given a tour of several laboratories where Repsol carries out research concerning all of the company’s business units and that have been put into practice in Ecuador in Block 16. 
  • More than 400 scientists and researchers work at the Repsol Technology Centre, which is involved in a number of research projects on both a national and international scale. 
  • Located in Móstoles (Madrid), the centre is one of the most advanced in Europe and is Spain’s largest, spanning a constructed area of 56,000 m2. Repsol’s Further Training Centre is situated nearby, where several young Ecuadorians are studying master programmes specialising in the energy industry. 
  • Repsol has been working in Ecuador since 2001 and also has an important role in corporate social responsibility through the Repsol Ecuador Foundation.