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Mohamed Abdulla Al Marzouqi

Almarzouqi
Mohamed Abdulla Al Marzouqi

Senior Vice President, Development Function, Upstream Directorate

ADNOC

As a Senior Vice President for Development Function, he is the Business Authority of all Oil and Gas Subsurface developments across Group Companies including the Reserves booking. He drives the formulation and implementation of a unified process for the categorization and classification of Abu Dhabi hydrocarbon resources & reserves. He guides the development of Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) standards, methodologies, and technologies to mature EOR concepts that will add reserve and achieve 70% recovery factor aspiration, which maximize recovery & optimize cost. This is done through Thamama Subsurface Centre of Excellence, which delivers an integrated subsurface study in support of ADNOC’s strategic objectives, promote functional excellence in subsurface, ensures that the subsurface teams in the ADNOC Upstream Group Companies have state-of-the-art tools, advanced workflows, technical skills and knowledge to thrive and innovate in a changing and challenging environment. He governs all the current and future projects with Group Companies to ensure optimal field development plans in place, maturation of contingent resources to reserves, timely completion and adherence to ADNOC’s laws, regulations & polices

KEY CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS

ADNOC Offshore (2005 – 2015):

  • Mohamed technically led the core team to evaluate potential of re-developing the Upper Zakum field through Artificial Islands. This multibillion $ project required mindful technical leadership to seamlessly integrate numerous key technical aspects of the field development scheme, resulting in optimizing the development plan by more than 30% compared to the conventional scheme.
  • Mohamed was assigned to lead the development of ADNOC’s Integrated Reservoir Management (IRM) Framework. The task involved technical liaising with different IOC’s and NOC’s technical leadership, establishing a taskforce to assimilate all best-in-class practices. Through the strategic excellence, the framework has been deployed in all assets within ADNOC Portfolio group and ensured the health of ADNOC reservoirs, let alone the improvement in production performance.

Upstream Directorate (2015 – Current):

  • Since joining Upstream Directorate, he steered the Development activities to add 13 billion Barrels of Oil reserves and 74 TCF of Gas reserves. This achievement led the UAE to be the 6th ranked in Oil reserves and 7th ranked in Gas reserves world-wide.
  • Building on his technical expertise and leadership skills, Mohamed has steered Thamama Center (ADNOC’s Hub for Subsurface Excellence) to create more than $1.5 Billion since end of 2017, and recently won 2021 ADIPEC Excellence Award.
  • Besides contributing to the technical domain, Mohamed has undertaken several key managerial assignments that including assessing of merging ADNOC Offshore companies where he led the OPEX synergy work-stream resulting $Billion saving per annum.
  • Mohamed led the technical team for the new licensing of the Offshore Concessions, where additional production build blocks were identified and included in the bids with conceptual Field Development Plans, resulted maximizing the Government take.
  • He has steered all ADNOC assets to deploy Maximum Reservoir Contact (MRC) wells and Extended Reach Drilling (ERD), equipped with Smart Liners and adequate completions resulting a minimum $ Billion’s savings. 

SPE (2005 – Current):

  • He is the current Regional Director for Middle East.
  • He is the First UAE national to win the prestigious SPE Regional Award (Middle East Region) for Reservoir Description and Dynamics.
  • He is a member of ADIPEC Executive Committee since 2017 and the Technical Program Chairman since 2019, as well as an Executive Committee member in IPTC since 2020, and currently serving as a member in the SPE Middle East Advisory Council.

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