M. Al-Ghamdi, Petro Rabigh’s General Manager of Operations-I, joined in
November 2016 from SASREF in Jubail where he was Vice President for Engineering
Since graduating from King Fahd University of Petroleum and
Minerals as a Chemical Engineer, Al-Ghamdi has accumulated over 25 years’ experience
in refining and project management, starting out as a process engineer at Yanbu
Refinery before being assigned to ExxonMobil’s Joliet Refinery and Research
& Technology Center in Illinois, USA.
returned to Yanbu in 1999 to lead various projects before being made Catalytic
Conversion Unit Supervisor at the Process & Control System Department in
Since then he has held a number of leadership and management positions
in technical and operational roles in Yanbu, Ras Tanura and Dhahran, including
Engineering Superintendent, Assistant to Senior Vice President in the Downstream Business Line, Superintendent of Refining & NGL Technical Support Division, Ras Tanura Refinery Engineering Manager, Operations Superintendent and Yanbu Refinery Manager.
From 2013 to 2014, Al-Ghamdi was also a
member of the Saudi Aramco Board of Engineers.