Hasan holds a MEng degree in Chemical Engineering with 1st Class Honours from Imperial College London. He spent 4.5 years with Genesis Oil and Gas Consultants in London, working on several field development projects. He was awarded Chartered Engineer status by the Engineering Council in 2018. As a Process Engineer in the Technical Services Department in Bapco, he is responsible for providing process engineering support to the No.1 Hydrocracking Unit and the No.2 Hydrogen Plant.

I have graduated from Kuwait University with a B.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering. My career has started in KNPC as a Process Engineer in 2014 working in H-Oil Unit (Vacuum Residue Hydrocracker), Catalytic Reformer, and Hydrotreaters. In KIPIC, I am handling the Diesel, Kerosene and Naphtha Hydrotreaters as well as the Integration Coordination between the refinery and petrochemical plant. Currently, I am completing my M.Sc. degree in Chemical Engineering specializing in Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals.

Husain Ebrahim is currently working as a Project and Contract Engineer in the Procurement and Warehousing department of the Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC). He deals with contracts for various projects in the complex.
A graduate with high honors as a Chemical Engineer from the University of Bahrain in 2013, Husain received accolades as a member of the student advisory committee (SAC), UOB President Honors list as well as recognition for his work on Renewable Energy in BAPCO Refinery.
In GPIC, Husain has achieved the prestigious title of “Graduate of the Year”, obtained his advanced certificate in procurement and supply from Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply, UK. He attended conferences & workshops in Bahrain & abroad thus, enhanced his professionalism in the fields of supply chain management.
Husain’s passion for the environment is praiseworthy. He continues to deliver Environmental Awareness Lectures to the schools in Bahrain as well as he imparts career advice to high school students through his participation in the Injaz Bahrain Program.


I hold a BSc degree in Chemical Engineering (GPA 3.8) from University of Bahrain.
I work as a process engineer in the Planning Section of the Technical Services Department in Bapco since three years.
I have been working on refinery KPIs, refinery budget, LP modelling and backcasting reports. I have also participated in refinery T&I’s and inspections.
I am currently doing a part time MSc in Chemical Engineering at UoB.

Abdulrahman works as a Process Engineer at MAB Refinery, KNPC.
He is responsible for process monitoring, troubleshooting, process improvements, designing and implementing in-house modifications, coordinating and commissioning of projects in Utilities & Offsites areas. His outstanding proactive work and team spirit sees him involved in Clean Fuels Project pre-commissioning and commissioning activities. He has developed and improved steam balance for the refinery. He played a key role in the successful design, construction and commissioning of the Flare Gas Recovery Unit with potential savings of around 4.5 Million US$/Yr.

Aqeel is working for the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) as Superintendent FCCU & Utilities, in the Technical Services Department.  He has been working for Bapco in the refinery process engineering and technical support role for 24 years, and during this period he participated as lead process engineer in several projects including the Refinery Gas Desulphurisation Project, FCC Resid Processing Project and Fuel Gas Management Project.  He is currently leading several process engineering groups, providing process engineering services on FCC, refinery utility systems, fired heaters and energy management.  He holds a chemical and process engineering degree from Newcastle University, UK.

Andrew joined BP having completed a PhD in Organometallic Chemistry (University of Durham, UK). Andrew has over twenty five years of experience within BP having held a variety of positions in research, technology development, commercialisation and R&D management relating to BP petrochemicals processes. Andrew is presently based at BP’s Hull (UK) technology centre where he works as a Licensing Specialist delivering new, and managing existing, licenses relating to BP’s Aromatics (PX and PTA) and Acetyls (acetic acid) technologies.

Khaled is a Petroleum and Energy engineer with multidisciplinary involvement in Energy, consulting, Business  Development, technology advising and oil & gas. For the past two years, Khaled has been Specializing in High Performance Temperature Instrumentation for the Petroleum Refining & Petrochemical Industries

Pieter is currently the Director Commercial Technology at Albemarle, responsible for developing Albemarle’s Hydrocracking catalysts and technology. He holds a MSc in Chemical Engineering from the Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands. Pieter has more than 20 years experience in the oil refining and petrochemicals industry of which more than 15 years in hydroprocessing catalysts. Prior to assuming his current role he was Albemarle’s Technical Manager for North and South America based in Houston and the Technical Manager Middle East and India based in Dubai.

Steve is the Director of Operational Excellence Solutions at Process Systems Enterprise (PSE), based in London. He has over 25 years’ experience in process improvement projects in the oil and gas, pharmaceutical and chemicals sectors. His areas of expertise include digitalization, process simulation/optimization and dashboarding for operational improvements. Steve has a PhD from UMIST in the UK, has written many papers and has patents in areas of dehydrogenation and hydrocracking. He is involved in the promotion and application of advanced chemical engineering technologies in industry, is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (UK).