Rafael Colaco

Senior Vice President,
Engineering & Operations

Mr. Colaco has more than 30 years of experience in engineering and project management. His domestic experience includes liquids, natural gas, NGL and petrochemical pipelines, stations, storage and related facilities.

Mr. Colaco was most recently Vice President of Engineering, Construction and Commercial Relations for Buckeye Gulf Coast Pipelines in Houston. In this role he was responsible for contract negotiation, engineering and project execution for this division of the company. Prior employment includes positions of increasing responsibility in engineering and management with Seagull Energy, Northwest Alaskan Pipeline and Gulf Interstate Engineering Company.

Mr. Colaco has an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from IIT Bombay, a Master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Texas.