Senior Vice President – Upstream
Mohammed Y. Al Qahtani was appointed Senior Vice President – Upstream in January 2016. His responsibilities include exploration, petroleum engineering, drilling, oil and gas operations, unconventional resources and upstream research and development.
Al Qahtani has held several management positions since joining Saudi Aramco, including chief petroleum engineer, and vice president – Petroleum Engineering & Development. He is Chairman of the Saudi Aramco Refinery Company (SASREF) and the Dharan Techno Valley Company (DTVC) Advisory Committee. He is also a board member of the Bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce, serves on boards and committees for several universities, and has been a board member of numerous other organizations.
Al Qahtani holds Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in petroleum engineering.