Saif Al Falasi, former chief executive officer of Dubai-government owned ENOC group, has been appointed the new CEO and Board Member of Dragon Oil
It was announced on 10 January 2017 that on 5 January 2017, the board of Dragon Oil, a subsidiary of the Dubai-government owned ENOC group, Saif Al Falasi, was appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.
Dragon Oil was fully acquired by ENOC in September 2015. Al Falasi takes over Dr Abdul Jaleel Al Khalifa, who served as CEO of Dragon Oil since 2008. Al Falasi shall also take on the responsibility as a Board Member for Dragon Oil.
Al Falasi joined the ENOC group in 2008 and has previously served as Group General Manager. His expertise spans a wide range of specialties, including project management; petroleum asset evaluation, such as reservoir development and management; development of enhanced oil recovery; drilling and completion technology; surface facilities and production operation.
During a tenure that exceeds three decades working in the industry, Al Falasi has generated and successfully executed several full field development plans for the largest oil fields in the UAE.
Dragon Oil has operations in Turkmenistan, Iraq, Algeria, Egypt, Afghanistan and Tunisia.