Dr. Bakheet Al Katheeri

Chief Growth Officer and Acting COO,
Mubadala Petroleum
Bakheet was appointed Chief Growth Officer of Mubadala Petroleum in March 2016, responsible for all new business development and M&A activity. He also retains responsibility, on an acting basis, for his previous role as 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 has a Doctor of Business Administration from the College of Business and Economics, UAE University and an Executive MBA from HCT, UAE.
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.
Bakheet is a member of a number of industry boards and committees, and has received several awards for his work.

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