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.

Sami has over 44 years of international experience as an exploration and development geophysicist. He worked for numerous major, national and independent companies. He worked on most geographic areas of the world focusing on development geophysics, mainly seismic techniques.


Sami has had a good track record for prospect generation and maturation besides extracting and mapping reservoir attributes. He has extensive experience with VSP interpretation and integration with seismic extracting both Q and anisotropy parameters. He also worked on numerous AVO/QI projects throughout his career. Sami also has extensive experience in seismic processing, QC'ing and velocity model building for numerous worldwide projects. Sami has in depth experience with geostatistics and its application to depth conversion.


Sami is experienced with various interpretation workstations, e.g. Landmark, Paradigm, Petrel, and various mapping systems like, Zmap+,  Petrosys, and Surfer.


Since 2014, Sami developed interest in Machine Learning(ML) and started applying it to geophysical issues using Python. He developed numerous programs to utilize seismic attributes, both post stack and pre stack attributes, to integrate them with a set of petrophysical parameters.

Sami ElKurdy

V.P. For Geophysics

Wahid Zayed

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. 

Khaled has over 35 years of international and domestic oil and gas industry experience as Geologist/well data Analyst and petrophysicist. He worked in a major and independent Oil & Gas companies in the egypt & MENA region. He worked for DEA, PICO, CENTURION and BP/Gupco oil companies.

Khaled shared in many oil and gas discoveries and oil/gas fields development in Gulf Of Suez,  Nile Delta, and Western desert, Egypt. in addition to many areas in MENA region. Khaled acting a Principle Geologist responsible for supporting exploration and development departments for all well data analysis. He was building and developing the geological data bank and teams for many companies.  


Khaled has B.Sc. degree in geology from Cairo  University 1982. Khaled has an excellent reputation to the Egyptian authorities and Oil and gas Industry.

Khaled Ebeid

V.P. for Well Logging Analysis & Petrophysics Manager

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