Mr. Hameed Siddiqui is President of Prescience Energy Consulting Inc., USA. Former Head of Marketing Services Division, Crude Oil Sales & Marketing, Saudi Aramco (World’s largest oil exporter) and former Chairman and Program Chairman of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Los Angeles Section, USA. Received Marquis Albert Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award Who’s Who of Engineering in the USA.
He specializes in Oil & Gas Business Management that includes Petrochemicals, Enhancing the Value of Hydrocarbons by Integrating Petrochemicals and Refining, and Future Energy Trends. Also, Supply Chain Value Management, International Oil Supply, Sales & Marketing, Trading, Risk Management, Petrochemicals.
Hameed holds a Double-Master’s Degree from Stanford University (USA), i.e., MS in Petroleum Engineering and MS in Business Management, and bachelor’s in chemical engineering with Petroleum Refining from the IIT-Varanasi, India. He is a Certified Supply Chain Manager (CSCM, USA). His research in Enhanced Oil Recovery Research project for the US Department of Energy at Stanford University contributed to reviving the oldest (120+ years) oil field of the world, which is still producing – Kern River oil field in California. Hameed moved into corporate planning while at Getty Oil / Texaco, specializing in corporate investments and helping diversify Getty Oil’s portfolio. Investment analysis he contributed to included one of Getty’s most successful ventures in refining and petrochemicals.
This responsibility was followed by 30 years with Saudi Aramco, working at various multinational joint-venture projects in the US, UK, Germany, Egypt, & Saudi ponsibilityArabia supporting the management of oil & gas, international operations, strategic planning, and petrochemical business. As a Head of Marketing Services Division, Crude Oil Sales Department, he has conducted global crude oil refined products sales and marketing. He has supported Saudi Aramco’s strategic planning, development of worldwide oil business, oil refineries, petrochemicals, and international joint ventures.
Member of SPE, AIChE, IAEE, and ASHRM. Honored as a President’s Scout with the prestigious certificate of merit and ethical conduct from the President of India, Mr. V.V. Giri.
He has trained/consulted in the petroleum and petrochemical industries in worldwide locations. He has published technical papers on Supply Change Management, Enhanced Oil Recovery, Integrated Planning, Gas Market Outlook, and Reservoir Modelling in the oil & gas industry.
James leads the Resources (Gas, Oil and Petrochemicals) Practice for Accenture in KSA. He has over 20 years’ experience in consulting spanning 3 continents and covering many aspects of the industry including; risk management for IOC’s, electronic trading in commodities markets and for the last 7 years leading various digital transformation initiatives within national oil companies of the Middle East. He holds a Bachelors in Mining Engineering and a Masters in Oil & Gas Project Management, is an active member of the SPE and Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.
Kwaku Boateng is an Energy Economist with over 20 years senior management & leadership experience in the oil and gas industry and proven record of Oil and Gas Project Management, Regulation and Energy Policy formulation. He has an excellent knowledge of the commercial, policy and regulatory issues in the sector.
Currently, he is a Director for Local Content at the Petroleum Commission, Ghana (a Petroleum Upstream Regulator). He was a member of the Project Implementation Committee that set up Ghana National Gas Company and prepared the Project Execution Strategy for Natural Gas Project. He later worked with that company as a Senior Manager for Gas Commercialization and Business Development.
Earlier on, he worked at BOST as the Head Natural Gas Division, responsible for the company’s natural gas business development. Before joining BOST, Mr. Boateng worked with the Ministry of Energy as Head Petroleum Upstream and later acted as the Director Petroleum responsible for both upstream and downstream operations. During this period, he led the Ministry’s team in negotiating Petroleum Agreements and develop Energy Policy, Local Content Policy, Local Content Regulations and other Regulations.
As a member of the Core team, Mr, Boateng took part in the negotiation of West African Gas Pipeline Project and prepared several project agreements including the WAGP Treaty, IPA and WAGP Regulations. He took part in the preparation of the draft Petroleum Exploration and Production Bill and preparing petroleum upstream regulations.
He also took part in the preparation of important policy and legislative documents including: National Energy Policy, Gas Pricing Policy, Petroleum Revenue Management Regulations, Petroleum Hub Report and Oil & Gas EITI.
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