We are excited to announce that as of February 1, Wood Mackenzie is a portfolio company of Veritas Capital, a leading investor at the intersection of technology and government. Our focus remains on providing you with the best intelligence, analytics, data and tools to ensure you are making the best data-driven business decisions with confidence.  

Read more in our news release here. 


Raphael Portela

Senior Research Analyst, Corporate Analysis


  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Downstream oil refining
  • Midstream oil and gas
  • Oil and gas markets
  • Upstream oil and gas

Get in touch with Raphael

Tel 713.470.1930

Raphael is a senior analyst on our Corporate Research team, focused on Latin America and its national oil companies. He develops holistic company valuations and regularly shares insight with customers on corporate strategy, financial and geopolitical frameworks, helping to shape Wood Mackenzie’s view of the region.

He joined Wood Mackenzie in 2019 after a five-year career as a process engineer for Fluor Corporation. His scope of work spanned downstream and chemical plant design for large clients in oil and gas and petrochemicals.


BS, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University