ARA Petroleum Exploration and Production
ARA Petroleum Exploration and Production has an experienced, diverse management team with both Oman and International exposure. You can view the profiles or the team on the website.
Erhan has over 20 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas Sector. He started his career in Gulf of Mexico with Schlumberger in 1996. He joined QAMP in September of 2016 and led the company through the start up/mobilization phase. Prior to QAMP, Erhan has taken up various assignments in South East Asia, Europe, North America, West Africa, Middle East and North Africa in the Oil and Gas sector. Erhan holds a BSc and MSc
OMAR AL JAAIDI (Ph.D)
EXPLORATION & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Omar has 22 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas Exploration and Field Development. Previously, Omar worked for PDO, SQU, Shell Oman, Shell Malaysia and Qatar Petroleum where he held various positions. Omar graduated with a BSc. from Sultan Qaboos University. He also holds a PhD, MSc and an MBA from the UK.
Marco Kruit has 25 years experience in the oil and gas industry of which 23 years with Shell working in Houston, The Hague, Libya, Egypt, Qatar, Oman, and the Middle East, and 2 years with Addax Petroleum working in Geneva managing HSSE in its Western Africa assets. Marco holds a MSc Electrical Engineering from the Technical University Delft and a Masters Business Administration from Warwick University.
ROBERT JOHAN MINK
HEAD OF CONTRACTS & PROCUREMENT
Rob joined QAMP in September 2016 as Head of Contracts and Procurement. He has over 35 years’ experience in predominantly the Oil and Gas Upstream Sector. After graduating with a Mechanical Engineering in the Netherlands he joined Shell International in 1981 in the contracting and procurement skill pool. He held various positions in the RtP process in operations and projects and worked in Ireland, Netherlands, Tunisia, Oman, Cameroon, Dubai and Iraq.
ADIL AL ALAWI
Human Resources Manager
Adil has over 12 years’ experience in Semi-government entities. He has worked in different roles in Administration & Human Resources Management with Public Authority for the Craft Industry, Information Technology Authority and Al Duqm Special Economic Zone Authority. He holds Bachelor Degree in Operations Management from Sultan Qaboos University and Executive Master of Business Administration (Human Resources Management) from Waljat College of Applied Science. He has completed level 5 CIPD certificate.
Steffen joined QAMP in September 2016. He graduated from the Technical University of Denmark with a MSc in hydraulics / civil engineering in 1996 and holds also an EMBA from Rotterdam School of Management. Steffen started in Shell in 1996 as a Production Technologist and over the years, he held various offshore and onshore operational positions in UK, Netherlands, Russia, Syria and Denmark. He also worked for Cepsa from 2012 to 2016, which was about
ABDULLAH AL ASMI
Abdullah has over 24 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas Sector. He worked with Petroleum Development Oman for 24 years and he held various positions in PDO such as Construction, Project Managements and Contract Holder ship. He joined QAMP in September 2017as Engineering Manager. Abdullah holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from University of Wales, Cardiff, UK and MBA from University of Hull, UK.