Technical Committees

Energy Management

Muneef Al Shameeri
Muneef Al Shameeri
Chairperson
Energy Team Technical Services Department – BAPCO

He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Process Control and Instrumentation from the University of Bahrain while working in Bapco in 2006. His 18-year career started in May 2001 with Oil Processing Department (OPD), Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (LSFO) complex from the ranks till he reached Head Operator position. He actively participated in Bapco’s 100-day Energy Blitz in 2012 that resulted with US$ 689,000 energy savings and got recognized for his exemplary performance.

He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Process Control and Instrumentation from the University of Bahrain while working in Bapco in 2006.  His 18-year career started in May 2001 with Oil Processing Department (OPD), Low Sulphur Fuel Oil (LSFO) complex from the ranks till he reached Head Operator position.  He actively participated in Bapco’s  100-day Energy Blitz in 2012 that resulted with US$ 689,000 energy savings and got recognized for his exemplary performance. 
 
His passion in energy conservation initiatives manifests in his work, i.e. striving for safe and energy efficient refining operations. His advocacy on embracing energy saving culture concept continually inspires his colleagues to do the same.  Because of this trait,  Muneef has been recognized as one of the recipients of Bapco’s Outstanding Energy Champions for three (3) consecutive years.  In 2015,  he joined the Energy section of the Power and Utilities Department as Energy Team member where he spearheaded the drive to focus on Energy Management System,  Energy Champions Empowerment Program and Energy monitoring tools workshops for operators.  He is also certified lead Auditor in ISO 50001:2011.  In 2017, the Energy section was moved to Technical Services Department as a part of restructuring of the energy program in the company. 
 
During his stint as energy team member, he participated energy conferences and workshops locally and abroad. He presented several technical papers about Bapco Energy Management system, Renewable Energy and Energy Culture.  On the lighter side, he is also involved in Bapco’s social activities and has been one of the volunteers at Bahrain INJAZ program for more than  five years.
Ghaleyah Alazmi
Ghaleyah Alazmi
Deputy Chairperson
Eng, Sr Process - KNPC

Ghalia Alazmi is a Chemical Engineer with over 14 years of work experience in refinery operations, plant performance monitoring, trouble-shooting, PFD & P&ID review, HAZIP and HAZOP, and Energy Management & Performance Analysis ( incl. Solomon KPIs).She holds a Master’s Degree in Petrochemical Engineering from Kuwait University – College of Engineering & Petroleum.

Ghalia Alazmi is a Chemical Engineer with over 14 years of work experience in refinery operations, plant performance monitoring, trouble-shooting, PFD & P&ID review, HAZIP and HAZOP, and Energy Management & Performance Analysis ( incl. Solomon KPIs).She holds a Master’s Degree in Petrochemical Engineering from Kuwait University – College of Engineering & Petroleum.

She is presently working as Senior Process Engineer in Mina AL-Ahmadi Refinery ( MAA) , Kuwait National Petroleum Company( KNPC).

Ghalia is currently a member of Gulf Downstream Association (GDA) Energy Technical Committee.

Mohammed Rasool Alhashmi
Mohammed Rasool Alhashmi
Sr. Engineer , Energy Management - ADNOC,Refining

Mr. Mohamed graduated from Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA and holds a Bachelor of Science in Energy Engineering, and a Minor in Environmental Engineering. He joined ADNOC Refining in 2016 as Sr. Engineer, Energy Management in Ruwais Refinery West (RRW) and is enrolled in carrying out Energy related tasks in the Engineering Division.

Mr. Mohamed graduated from Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA and holds a Bachelor of Science in Energy Engineering, and a Minor in Environmental Engineering. He joined ADNOC Refining in 2016 as Sr. Engineer, Energy Management in Ruwais Refinery West (RRW) and is enrolled in carrying out Energy related tasks in the Engineering Division.
Dhanasekar Periyasamy
Dhanasekar Periyasamy
Sr. Principal Solution Consultant - Aspen Technology

Dhanasekar Periyasamy is a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from Madras University. He has more than 16 years of experience in the Refining and Process Modeling. Dhanasekar has worked in various roles as Shift Engineer, Panel Engineer and Process Engineer at one of the largest grass-root Refineries.

Dhanasekar Periyasamy is a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from Madras University. He has more than 16 years of experience in the Refining and Process Modeling. Dhanasekar has worked in various roles as Shift Engineer, Panel Engineer and Process Engineer at one of the largest grass-root Refineries. He then worked as a consultant for Process Modeling and then lead a team of consultants in several Process optimization, LP update for Planning models and site-wide real time energy optimization projects. Currently, he is working as a Sr. Principal Solution Consultant for Engineering suite of products at Aspen Technology covering Middle East and North Africa region.
Bulent Ozoktem
Bulent Ozoktem
Admin Area Energy Coordinator - Saudi Aramco

Mr. Ozoktem is a senior electrical engineer with 15 years of experience of working in the oil &energy industry. Skilled in gas, petroleum, process control, power plants, electrical and control system design and commissioning. Mr. Bulent Ozoktem is presently working for Saudi Aramco Downstream Refining and NGL Fractionation (DR&NGLF) Technical Support Division as a Senior Energy Engineer. Mr. Ozoktem oversees energy management related activities for four refineries and two NLG plants under Saudi Aramco downstream business line.

Mr. Ozoktem is a senior electrical engineer with 15 years of experience of working in the oil &energy industry. Skilled in gas, petroleum, process control, power plants, electrical and control system design and commissioning.

Mr. Bulent Ozoktem is presently working for Saudi Aramco Global Manufacturing Technical Support Division as a Senior Energy Engineer. Mr. Ozoktem oversees energy management related activities for four refineries and two NLG plants under Saudi Aramco downstream business line.

Mr. Bulent Ozoktem holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Istanbul Technical University (ITU) and currently member of Saudi Council of Engineers (SCE), Project Management Institute (PMI), and Saudi Energy Efficiency Counsel (SEEC).
Akram Hamed M. Kamel
Akram Hamed M. Kamel

Akram Kamel is Process Technology Manager at the Egyptian Projects Operation and Maintenance (EPROM). Akram was graduated from Cairo University, Egypt, Chemical Engineering Department 1998. Throughout his 22 years of experience in process engineering, Akram holds a distinguished record of success conducting definitive energy assessment studies, process simulation modeling, FEED studies, retrofitting HEN, evaluating new energy efficiency technologies, maximizing low grade energy utilization, and reviewing capital projects design.

Akram Kamel is Process Technology Manager at the Egyptian Projects Operation and Maintenance (EPROM). Akram was graduated from Cairo University, Egypt, Chemical Engineering Department 1998. Throughout his 22 years of experience in process engineering, Akram holds a distinguished record of success conducting definitive energy assessment studies, process simulation modeling, FEED studies, retrofitting HEN, evaluating new energy efficiency technologies, maximizing low grade energy utilization, and reviewing capital projects design. Akram has 10 granted and 22 filed US Patents on low grade waste heat conversion into power and cooling in oil & gas processing plants.
YAQOUB BADER ALI
YAQOUB BADER ALI
Sr. Engineer Process – Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC)

Yaqoub Ali is a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from Kuwait University. He has 11 years of experience in oil, gas and Petrochemicals starting from production engineer in EQUATE Petrochemical company to Sr.Process Engineer in KIPIC, specializing in provide effective and efficient technical resources for operations to manage the production activities within the organization to achieve the optimum output and high reliable plant performance.

Yaqoub Ali is a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from Kuwait University. He has 11 years of experience in oil, gas and Petrochemicals starting from production engineer in EQUATE Petrochemical company to Sr.Process Engineer in KIPIC, specializing in provide effective and efficient technical resources for operations to manage the production activities within the organization to achieve the optimum output and high reliable plant performance.
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