Dragon Oil appoints CEO

May 1, 2008
Dragon Oil has appointed Abdul-Jaleel Al-Khalifa as CEO.

Offshore staff

LONDON -- Dragon Oil has appointed Abdul-Jaleel Al-Khalifa as CEO. He joins the company from Saudi Aramco where he managed exploration, petroleum engineering, and development departments, based in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, over the past 12 years.

Al-Khalifa was the first President of the International Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) to be appointed from the Asia/Africa region and presided over SPE from September 2006 until November 2007. During his time with the society, Al-Khalifa launched the SPE Industry Advisory Council where he focused on leveraging new technologies and engaging talent to improve corporate and industry performance.

05/01/2008

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