Technical Committees

Operational Excellence

Abdallah A Husain
Abdallah A Husain
Chairperson
Group Leader, PM-P&SCM OE Support – Saudi Aramco

Abdallah has earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from King Fahad University Of Petroleum and Minerals KFUPM in 1991. He has 26 years of experience with Saudi Aramco in Project Management, Operations, Maintenance

Abdallah has earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from King Fahad University Of Petroleum and Minerals KFUPM in 1991. He has 26 years of experience with Saudi Aramco in Project Management, Operations, Maintenance and Engineering. During his career, he handled several leadership positions as unit supervisor for Inspection Unit, Project Support Unit, and Technical Support Unit and as division head for Engineering and Maintenance Divisions. Since 2012, Abdallah has been working as Operational Excellence Consultant taking charge of OE system development, implementation, assessment and improvement across Saudi Aramco departments.
Fadi Mhaini
Fadi Mhaini
Director Technology Licensing - Chevron Lummus Global (CLG)

Fadi Mhaini is Director Technology Licensing for Chevron Lummus Global LLC, (CLG). He holds a M. Sc. degree in Process Engineering from the University of CVUT in Prague, Czech Republic. Fadi joined CLG in 2012, and has since worked in the designing and startup of hydroprocessing technologies.

Fadi Mhaini is Director Technology Licensing for Chevron Lummus Global LLC, (CLG).  He holds a M. Sc. degree in Process Engineering from the University of CVUT in Prague, Czech Republic.  Fadi joined CLG in 2012, and has since worked in the designing and startup of hydroprocessing technologies.

Starting his career in 1995, he joined ABB Lummus Global, where he held several positions as Principal Process Engineer and Commissioning-Start up Manager for Refinery and Petrochemical projects.
Haifa Almarzooq
Haifa Almarzooq
Superintendent RRM/Advisor-Risk Management-BAPCO

Haifa’s current post is Superintendent Risk and Reliability Management in the Operational Excellence Department. Her main Reliability responsibilities include Area Reliability assessments teams, bad actors identifications, and Incident investigations.

Haifa’s current post is Superintendent Risk and Reliability Management in the Operational Excellence Department. Her main Reliability responsibilities include Area Reliability assessments teams, bad actors identifications, and Incident investigations. On the risk side, Technical risk assessments, Process Hazards Analysis (PHA), Management of Change (MOC) and some of the process safety information. In addition, Haifa fulfils her roles as sponsor or custodian for some of the Operational Excellence processes.

Before that, Haifa was working in the Process control and Instrumentation Department in Engineering Division. Here responsibilities covered automation/control systems project management and support. She has executed a number of automation projects for operations based on Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Human Machine Interface (HMI) and wireless communication.
Bader Fahad Abdulla Al-Osaimi
Bader Fahad Abdulla Al-Osaimi
Eng.,Sr. Performance Analysis - KNPC

Background in Chemical Engineering and experience in - Project Planning: Managing all processes related to budgeting and control of capital investment, Plans Coordination: Develop KNPC long term production plan and Performance

Background in Chemical Engineering and experience in - Project Planning: Managing all processes related to budgeting and control of capital investment, Plans Coordination: Develop KNPC long term production plan and Performance Analysis: Review and analyze KNPC refineries operational performance
Abdulmajeed Alyoubi
Abdulmajeed Alyoubi
Technical Console Lead - SAMREF

Abdulmajeed is a Chemical Engineer graduated from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals. After his graduation in 2009, he is working with Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery (SAMREF) in various positions.

Abdulmajeed is a Chemical Engineer graduated from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals. After his graduation in 2009, he is working with Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery (SAMREF) in various positions. Currently he is leading the Process Engineering Activities of FCC, HF Alkylation, MTBE, Mogas Prime G+, Hydrogen Recovery and Merox Units.
Kevin McQuillan
Kevin McQuillan
Senior Consultant - SOLOMON ASSOCIATES

Kevin is a Senior Consultant with Solomon Associates. He has previously worked for ICI, Huntsman and Sabic in a variety of technical and senior management roles. Kevin is a professional mechanical engineer with 35 years industrial experience in major chemical / petrochemical organisations, He has global experience, including 1 year in Holland, 5 years in Saudi Arabia and 4 years in Bahrain.

Kevin is a Senior Consultant with Solomon Associates. He has previously worked for ICI, Huntsman and Sabic in a variety of technical and senior management roles.

Kevin is a professional mechanical engineer with 35 years industrial experience in major chemical / petrochemical organisations, He has global experience, including 1 year in Holland, 5 years in Saudi Arabia and 4 years in Bahrain. 


Kevin’s main areas of technical expertise are Asset Management, Reliability, Maintenance and Organisational Design
 
Kevin is a part-time lecturer in Asset Integrity and Reliability Management at the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, and he is a former Vice Chairman of the European Ethylene Producers Association.
Noura Al Ajmi
Noura Al Ajmi
Senior Analyst, Operational Excellence-Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI)

 
H.Y. Moon
H.Y. Moon
Team Leader, #1 FCC Process Engineering Team-S-Oil Corporation

Process engineer with 6 years of experience of Offsite & Utility Units in Refining Process engineering Department. Section manager with 5 years of experience of RHDS (Residue Hydro-Desulfurization) & HMP (Hydrogen Manufacturing Plant) & SRU (Sulfur Recovery Unit) in Cracking Process Engineering Department.

Process engineer with 6 years of experience of Offsite & Utility Units in Refining Process engineering Department. Section manager with 5 years of experience of RHDS (Residue Hydro-Desulfurization) & HMP (Hydrogen Manufacturing Plant) & SRU (Sulfur Recovery Unit) in Cracking Process Engineering Department. Team leader with 1 year of experience of RFCC (Residue Fludized Catalytic Cracking) & Downstreams (MTBE, Alkylation, SAR, etc) in #1 FCC Process Engineering Team.
Morgan Allen
Morgan Allen
Senior Technical Service Manager, Middle East-GRACE Catalyst Technologies

Morgan Allen is a Senior Technical Service Manager for GRACE Refining Technologies, Middle East, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers FIChemE and holds a BSc Chemical Engineering degree. Morgan has more than 30 years of experience in Refining spent predominately at the Murco Refinery in Milford Haven where his roles included Cracking and Olefins Superintendent and Senior Process Engineer positions.

Morgan Allen is a Senior Technical Service Manager for GRACE Refining Technologies, Middle East, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers FIChemE and holds a BSc Chemical Engineering degree. Morgan has more than 30 years of experience in Refining spent predominately at the Murco Refinery in Milford Haven where his roles included Cracking and Olefins Superintendent and Senior Process Engineer positions. He has Operations and Engineering experience of FCCU, Vacuum Distillation, HF Alkylation, Hydrotreating, Reformer, Isomerisation, Distillation, Utilities plus Oil Movements. During his career he has been involved in many FCC revamps, commissioning, and troubleshooting. He joined Grace in 2017 after completing an assignment with AmecFosterWheeler as Commissioning Manager in Kuwait. 
Nihar Gulwadi
Nihar Gulwadi
Senior Manager – Project Development, Ingenero

Nihar has over 15+ years of experience in the refining and petrochemical industry, particularly in ethylene manufacturing (gas and liquid cracking), EDC/VCM, Fluidized Catalytic Cracking, Delayed Coking and Aromatic Reforming. He has hands-on experience in technical services, operations, process design and engineering. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from ICT, Mumbai.

Nihar has over 15+ years of experience in the refining and petrochemical industry, particularly in ethylene manufacturing (gas and liquid cracking), EDC/VCM, Fluidized Catalytic Cracking, Delayed Coking and Aromatic Reforming. He has hands-on experience in technical services, operations, process design and engineering. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from ICT, Mumbai.

Nihar has lead several technical services teams in projects related to Capacity Enhancements, Operations Excellence, Digitalization and Automations, Supply Chain Modeling and Optimization. He currently leads all business development efforts for Ingenero in Middle East and a few other markets. Prior to joining Ingenero, he was Manger in Technical Services Department at world’s largest grass-root refinery by Reliance Industries Limited
Wafa Al Othman
Wafa Al Othman
Senior Specialist – Corporate Planning – KIPIC

Wafa is a Senior Specialist at Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company. She previously worked for Kuwait Petroleum Corporation and Energy House Holding Company in different strategic planning, business development and asset management roles.

Wafa is a Senior Specialist at Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company. She previously worked for Kuwait Petroleum Corporation and Energy House Holding Company in different strategic planning, business development and asset management roles.

Wafa has a total of 19 years industrial experience in oil and gas operations, particularly downstream refining and petrochemicals and oil and gas investments and portfolio management.

She holds a Master and Bachelor’s degrees in Chemical Engineering from Kuwait University.
Hussain Mohamed Hussain
Hussain Mohamed Hussain
Process Engineering Leader – ADNOC Refining

Mr. Hussain Mohammed Al Harmoozi is a Section Leader, Process Engineering section in the Process Assurance & Quality Department at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC- Refining). He holds a B. Sc. in Chemical Engineering degree from Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Hussain joined ADNOC Refining in early 2009, and has worked in various positions and with different technologies such as Crude Distillation, Hydro-treating Processes, RFCC, as well as in Carbon Black and Delayed Coker Plant.

Mr. Hussain Mohammed Al Harmoozi is a Section Leader, Process Engineering section in the Process Assurance & Quality Department at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC- Refining). He holds a B. Sc. in Chemical Engineering degree from Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Hussain joined ADNOC Refining in early 2009, and has worked in various positions and with different technologies such as Crude Distillation, Hydro-treating Processes, RFCC, as well as in Carbon Black and Delayed Coker Plant.
Imad Makki
Imad Makki
Refining Senior Expert - Technical Affairs Department - OAPEC

He received MBA degree and BS degree in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering in 1978. Before joining OAPEC in 2005 he worked as a projects manager and Deputy General Director of Homs Refinery in Syria. He involved in preparing the strategic plan for the refining sector in Syria.

He received MBA degree and BS degree in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering in 1978.
Before joining OAPEC in 2005 he worked as a projects manager and Deputy General Director of Homs Refinery in Syria.

He involved in preparing the strategic plan for the refining sector in Syria.

Now he is working as a Senior Petroleum Refining Expert in the technical affairs department of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC).
Masafumi Minami
Masafumi Minami
Business Development Engineer - Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd

Mr. Masafumi Minami has over 11 years of experience of operation, engineering, product planning and PJ planning in the refining and petrochemical complex which is located Tokuyama, west side of Japan. At the beginning of Idemitsu career in 2006, he was assigned to FCC unit section as process engineer. Due to environmental changes of oil supply and demand in Japan, Tokuyama refinery has stopped crude refining and been reborn as petrochemical complex in 2014.

Mr. Masafumi Minami has over 11 years of experience of operation, engineering, product planning and PJ planning in the refining and petrochemical complex which is located Tokuyama, west side of Japan.  At the beginning of Idemitsu career in 2006, he was assigned to FCC unit section as process engineer. Due to environmental changes of oil supply and demand in Japan, Tokuyama refinery has stopped crude refining and been reborn as petrochemical complex in 2014.  In this period, he worked for carrying out configuration change of this refinery. 

In 2017, he was assigned to project development engineer at Idemitsu Middle East office.
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