Dr. Bakheet Al Katheeri

Mubadala Petroleum

Bakheet was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Mubadala Petroleum in March 2017. Prior to this, he held the positions of Chief Growth Officer, responsible for all new business development and M&A activity, Chief Operating Officer, overseeing both operated and non-operated assets, and UAE gas supply. He brings with him more than 18 years of diverse experience in the oil and Gas industry.

Bakheet holds a BSc degree in Petroleum Engineering and applied Mathematics from the University of Tulsa (Oklahoma, USA) and MSc in Environmental Science from UAE University. He also holds an Executive MBA from HCT, UAE and a Doctorate of Business Administration from the College of Business and Economics, UAE University.

Before joining Mubadala Petroleum, Bakheet was managing production and facilities engineering for five operating companies of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). In his capacity as a manager of production and facilities engineering for all offshore operators in Abu Dhabi, he managed and coordinated aggregate production of more than one million barrels daily.

United Kingdom

T: +44 20 7384 8056
Bedford House
69-71 Fulham High Street


T: +65 6590 3978
78 Shenton Way

Houston - USA

T: +1 713 353 4633
Two Allen Center, 1200 Smith Street, Floor 16, Suite 6061

Houston, TX, 77002


Lagos - Nigeria

T: +44 787 550 6366
No. 92 Oduduwa Crescent,
G.R.A., Ikeja
Lagos State

South Africa

+27 21 001 3884
Great Westerford
Corner Main Rd & Dean Street
Newlands 7700
Cape Town