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11-20 of the most powerful people downstreamby Jyotsna Ravishankar on Dec 19, 2012
11 Jasem Ali Al Sayegh
Jasem Ali Al-Sayegh is the CEO of Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer). He was appointed as GM of the company in November 2006. He has brought a wealth of oil refining experience to lead and manage Takreer’s 480,000 bpd production and strategically diversify its operations.
He is now overseeing Takreer $10 billion Ruwais refinery expansion project. It is progressing according to plan and is to be completed by end of 2013. The project aims to raise Takreer’s refining capacity by 417,000 barrels per day and nearly double its production of transportation fuels.
In the last three years, he has also contributed at a senior level to Abu Dhabi’s downstream sector as a member of the board to Borouge and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company distribution
Al Sayegh joined Takreer’s general management team in 2003 after successfully managing the Ruwais refinery operation and its expansion for four years.
He joined ADNOC in 1986 after graduating from the University of Washington as a chemical engineer. As the CEO of one of ADNOC’s subsidieries, Al Sayegh is widely regarded as one of the most important policy shapers in the UAE downstream industry.
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