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Regional General Adjuster

Jose Panameño

Regional General Adjuster


Jose holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering with a minor in Energy Production Engineering from the University of Dayton. Additionally, Jose is a Certified Member of The Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (MCILA) and Associate of The Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII). Prior to joining McLarens, Jose worked for over five years with an international energy adjusting company where he handled a variety of complex energy and engineering claims arising in the US and Latin America and ranging from damage to offshore platforms and subsea pipelines to a broad range of onshore property losses involving, among others oil lease property, drilling rigs, rotating machinery and heavy equipment. Before his transition into loss adjusting, Jose gained experience in the renewable energy sector while doing research on solar adsorption refrigeration technology with an NGO in India, and in the manufacturing industry when working for a flexible packaging manufacturer in El Salvador.

 Jose is involved with the Houston chapter of Young Risk Professionals.


  • Chemical Plant – Equipment Breakdown and Business Interruption – USA
  • Refinery-Petrochemical – Equipment Breakdown and Fire – USA and Venezuela
  • Gas Compressor Stations – Gas Turbines Blade Failures – USA and Argentina
  • Drilling Rigs – Fires – USA and Venezuela
  • Onshore and Subsea Pipelines – Explosion and Pollution – USA, Mexico and Venezuela
  • Oil and Gas Lease Property – Lightning Strikes, Fires and Hail – USA, Colombia and Ecuador
  • Offshore Platforms – Hurricanes, Fires and Vandalism – USA and Mexico
  • FPSO – Collision – Mexico
  • Onshore Wind – WTG Fire – USA
  • Solar – Floods and Fires – USA

Office Address / Contact Information

13100 Wortham Center Drive
Suite 190
Houston, TX 77065
United States
Local Time: 09:53 am
Local Date: 31 May, 2023

Industry Certification

HUET Certified; Rig Pass, Certified Member of CILA (MCILA), Associate of The Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII)


University of Dayton - Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Minor: Energy Production Engineering

Additional Expertise

Oil & Gas, Power & Energy, Renewables, Refining and Petrochemicals

Adjuster Experience

8 years 2015