Salvador Rojas Lequerica

Masters Students

Ms/Ph.D. Student - Buchem Group


Selected Publications

  • Bitumen Deposits in Middle Magdalena Valley, Colombia, South America.
    Rojas Lequerica, S., Jaramillo Mejía, JM., Rodríguez Pradilla, G., Gómez González, C., Bernal Caro, N. 2014.
    AAPG International Conference & Exhibition. Istanbul, Turkey. 14-17 September 2014.
  • Chemical mineralogy, geochemical characterization and petrography of the Cambumbia Stock, Northern Andes, South America, Colombia.
    Rojas Lequerica, S., Jaramillo Mejía, JM., Concha Perdomo, AE., Jiménez Quintero, C.  2013.
    EGU General Assembly. Vienna, Austria. 7- 12 April 2013.
  • Petrographic and geochemical characterization of the Cambumbia Stock, Northern Andes, Colombia.
    Rojas Lequerica, S., Jaramillo Mejía, JM., Concha Perdomo, AE. 2012.
    AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, United States, 3-7 December 2012.
  • Integrated Geological Modeling of the Llanos Basin: Input from SANBAS Consortium.
    Jaramillo Mejia, J M., Bayer Peraza, K., Louni. N., Aguiar Herrera, Y., Vargas Jimenez, C., Schneider, F., Ángel Amaya, J., Jimenez Rodríguez, S., Rojas Lequerica, S., Medellin Zabala, M F., Jamal, Y. 2012.
    XI Simposio Bolivariano de Exploración Petrolera en las Cuencas Subandinas. Cartagena, Colombia. 29 July- 1 August 2012.


  • B.Sc., Geology, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia, 2012

Professional Profile

  • Jun 2022-Aug 2022: Technology Oversight Coordination (TOC) Contract Development & Procurement Group Intern, Aramco, Dhahram, Saudi Arabia.
  • Jan 2020-Jan 2022: Managing Director, Global Gilsonite, Bogotá, Colombia
  • Oct 2015-Aug 2019: Geology and Operations Leader, La Tigra Mining, Bogotá, Colombia 
  • Jan 2015-Jun 2016: Lecturer, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
  • Mar 2011-Oct 2015: Geologist, GMAS Consultores, Bogotá, Colombia
  • Jan 2015-Jun 2015: Lacturer, Fundación Universidad de América, Bogotá, Colombia
  • Jan 2013-Jul 2014: Lecturer, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia


  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia Merit Scholarship: Awarded in the following semesters (I-2010), (II-2010), (I-2011), (II-2011)
  • German government DAAD travel scholarship: Awarded for travel study visit in Germany during October 2011

KAUST Affiliations

  • Ali I-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (ANPERC)
  • Physical Science and Engineering Division (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Asphaltites Basin Modelling Sequence Stratigraphy