Dr. Essam Zaghloul
CEO, P. Geoscientist & Technical Advisor
Dr. Essam Zaghloul is a seasoned executive with over 45 years of international and Canadian oil and gas industry experience having worked in major and independent Oil & Gas companies in the Middle East, North Africa, Asia, Europe and North & South America. He has worked on different basins, geological settings and different environments of deposition. Dr. Zaghloul is one of Canada’s leading experts in EOR/ IOR. He has discovered and developed fields all over the world and has managed projects from the discovery phase to construction to operation. Essam holds a BSc (Hons), and Ph.D in Geology. Essam acquired his extensive international oil and gas experience from senior management roles at Canadian Occidental (Nexen), Wi-LAN, Cell-LOC, NTG, FOX-TEK, Centurion, Tanganyika (Dublin acquired by Sinopec) and OOCEP. He has also held management and technical positions with AGAT, Husky, AGOCO, Teknica, Canadian Occidental, Chauvco Resources, Calvalley Petroleum, Gulf Canada, Encana , Centurion and Tanganyika/Dublin.
Dr. Zaghloul is also a leader in the high-tech world where he incubated technologies that are in every phone and wireless device. He has started, grown and acquired many companies in the high-tech field. Essam also has the business acumen where he has set up several companies, taken them public on Canadian exchanges and raised capital. Essam served as Chairman, Director and Officer of a number of private and publicly traded companies.
Hesham Al Khateeb
President, P. Geoscientist
Mr. Al-Khateeb is an Entrepreneur, international Geoscientist, principle Geologist with over 28 years of international oil and gas industry in Egypt, Middle East & N. Africa (MENA) having worked in major and independent Oil & Gas companies. He worked for COPLEX, CENTURION, RWE, DEA and NPC.
Mr. Al-Khateeb has extensive experience in many Oil and gas basins in The Eastern desert and Western Desert of Egypt, Shabwa, E. Shabwa Rub Khali, and Masila basins in Yemen, In addition to Nile Delta Onshore and Offshore east Mediterranean Basins.
Mr. Al-Khateeb has shared in maximizing the reserves and assets of the companies mentioned above (Centurion, DEA and NPC companies). He was also a leader in many gas and oil discoveries and fields in the MENA region.
Mr. Al-Khateeb worked as subsurface manager, Geology manager and team leader in many international companies. He has broad experience in bid rounds evaluation, and farm-in opportunities assessment, prospect generation and field development inside Egypt for more than 25 years. He is a well known Professional to the Egyptian Oil Industry.
V.P. For Engineering & Drilling Manager
Wahid has over 30 years of international and domestic oil and gas industry experience as petroleum Drilling Engineer has worked in major and independent Oil & Gas companies in the MENA & Europe. He Worked for ESSO, DEVON, BG, DEA, EPEDCO, GEOGE, SEGULL and EGPC.
Wahid responsible for Petroleum Engineering Operation including drilling, services and Materials purchasing, Bidding documentation and evaluation, contracts strategies, cost saving and operation planning with more than 13 years for German's DEA Egypt. He was managing the Drilling Manager for German's DEA in Egypt for more than 9 years.
Wahid has B.Sc. Eng. degree from Cairo University 1989 and he is a member in SPE since 1987. Wahid has an excellent reputation to the Egyptian authorities and Oil and gas Industry.
V.P. for Well Logging Analysis & Petrophysics Manager