Dr. Ali Kahwaji, PHD

Senior Technical & Subsurface Manager

Ali graduated in 1981 with a Petroleum & Reservoir Engineering Degree, and has since accumulated over 38 years of experience with a number of National and International Oil Companies, including SPS, Al Furat, Dove Energy, OMV, Al Waha, and most recently CCED Oman.

Ali’s wide experience covers a range of petroleum and geology disciplines, in addition to Reservoir and Subsurface Team Management. Ali’s responsibilities cover the necessary tasks and follow-up related to the daily operations of oil & gas wells, along with best management and environmental friendly techniques of hydrocarbon reservoirs. During the years, Ali provided advice and assistance to E&P divisions of the companies he worked with, and contributed in the preparation of FDPs (Field Development Plans) including financial modeling.

Ali has also built wide experience in training and providing in-house courses to company staff. In December 2019, Ali joined Petroleb Oman as Senior Technical & Subsurface Manager.

Adrian Burrows

Adrian Burrows

Senior Technical Advisor
Exploration Manager Oman

A Geology graduate with twenty six years experience in major oil companies, eight years in managing consultancy services, and nine years as VP in Circle Oil operating oil and gas production across North Africa and Middle East.
Adrian’s early involvement was with reservoir acoustic impedance, inversion studies, and forward and reverse modeling with Amoco. He Participated in Safah discovery in Oman and Blina in Canning Basin, Australia with Occidental.
He Served as Chief Geophysicist on several continents. Adrian joined Petroleb in 2017 as Senior Technical Advisor and in 2018 assumed the duty of Exploration Manager Oman.