Eng. Isam Saoud Al Zadjali

Eng. Isam Saoud Al Zadjali
CEO of Oman Oil Company SAOC

Engineer Isam Al Zadjali joined Oman Oil Company as the Chief Executive Officer in September 2014. With over two decades of experience in the oil and gas sector, Isam is leading the Sultanate’s energy investment arm towards further growth of its business portfolio to continue its substantial contribution to the country’s on-going economic diversification strategy.

Having previously served with Occidental as Senior Vice President for Business Development for the Middle East and North Africa region and President of Occidental Oman, Eng Al Zadjali is currently responsible for over 40 dynamic companies and investments, as part of the OOC group, in upstream, downstream and emerging industries across 15 countries. Prior to his career at Occidental, he held various positions at the Ministry of Oil and Gas in Oman, including the Director of Oil and Gas Operations and Director of Drilling. He was seconded to Petroleum Development Oman where he worked as a Well Site Drilling Engineer and Drilling Engineer.

Eng Al Zadjali is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production LLC, Duqm Refinery & Petrochemical Industries Company LLC, Takatuf Oman LLC. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Oman Shipping Company SAOC.

Eng Isam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering from Pennsylvania State University, USA in 1992.