A. Salim David Khemakhem
Subsurface Support Manager
ExxonMobil Development Company
- Dr. Khemakhem is the Global Subsurface Manager for ExxonMobil, responsible for post-drilling well life cycle, including Well Integrity and WellWork operations.
- Dr. Khemakhem has worked with Exxon then ExxonMobil since 1997 in numerous research, operational and managerial assignments in the United States, Qatar and the UAE. His experiences include well integrity research for Deepwater developments, implementation of new hydraulic fracturing technology in unconventional reservoirs, large carbonate reservoir drilling and completions, etc. Additionally, Dr. Khemakhem was the Energy and Technology strategic planning advisor for ExxonMobil corporate headquarter, and was the Well Operations Vice President at ZADCO.
- Dr. Khemakhem has chaired, co-chaired, and has been member of executive or program committees for more than 15 SPE events in the ME and NA, most notably in a number of Young Professional and Educational forums. He has been invited numerous time to deliver key note addresses to a number of workshops and symposiums.