Mr. Abdullah Al-Hady with 22 years experience in Oil and Gas industry joined Abraj as Head of Drilling in July 2006 as one of the founders, in his early role in Abraj as head of Operations he established drilling and maintenance systems and procedures, overseeing the operations of drilling and Flow back. Later with Abraj growth to 17 Rigs and the embarking of 12 service lines he was promoted to GM- Operations and lately to COO overseeing Drilling, Workover, all Well Services, maintenance and projects. Prior joining Abraj, he was Senior Well Engineer in PDO involved in designing, programing, budgeting and executing exploration oil and gas wells. Before this he was involved with different assignments since his graduation as Civil Engineer such as Project Engineer in Well Engineering New Technology department (PDO), Drilling supervisors and assistance Drilling supervisor.
Mr. Salah Al-Harthy joined Abraj as Business Development Manager in January 2011. He established the growth plans of the company and start-up of new service lines including but not limited to Fracturing, Well Intervention, Coiled Tubing, Well Testing & Cementing. He later became GM- Business Development. Prior to joining Abraj, Mr. Al Harthy was with Schlumberger, starting as Field Engineer in 1996 and becoming Operations Manager in 2003, Project Manager for Shell Gulf of Mexico Project in 2006 and in 2009 assuming the post of Business Development Manager – Sand Management, East Africa and East Mediterranean Geo-Market. During his stint with Schlumberger, he was posted in various overseas assignments including Saudi, UAE, Venezuela, Egypt and USA. His technical expertise includes Cementing, Sand Face Completion, Fracturing ,Sand Control, Completion Accessories and Matrix Acidizing Treatments, among others. Mr. Al-Harthy graduated in 1995 from Manchester University with Bsc in Materials Science.
Rajan is a Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA), Fellow Member of Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India (FICMA) and Fellow Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (FCS). He has over 33 years of total experience of which over 23 years at Senior Management positions. He has joined Abraj in August, 2009 and is designated as General Manager - Finance.
He has rich experience in Corporate Finance, Investments, Treasury & Banking, Accounts, Budgeting & Costing, Taxations, Procurement & Contracting, Insurance, Secretarial, Internal, Statutory & Concurrent Audit, Legal, Arbitration, ERP Implementations (such as SAP) and IT, functions of large Multinational Companies in India and in Oman. He has attended number of Management and Professional development programs conducted in Europe, Middle East and in India.
In India he worked for 19 Years with Smithkline Beecham Consumer Brands Ltd., Maruti Suzuki Joint Venture, and Large Engineering Company while in Oman he has over 14 years of which 6 Years in Well Diversified Oilfield Services Company and 8 Years with an FMCG Company.
In October 2007, Mr. Yahya Al-Ghabshi joined Abraj as Head of Training. He worked in close coordination with HSE & Operation Departments to implement training programs required for rig crew to maintain high level of crew competency both in the HSE and technical front. In 2009 he was appointed to assume the post of HR Manager at the same time maintaining his responsibilities as Head of Training. In 2012 he was appointed as General Manager- Human Capital looking after Human Resources & Training. Mr. Al Ghabshi is a Bachelor Degree holder in Science (Soil & Water), a Shell Certificate holder in Drilling (Round 1 & 2) & MBA from Hull University. His previous employment details include MB Petroleum Services as Mud Engineer until August 2001. In October of 2001, he joined PDO Well Engineering Department before joining Abraj.
Mr. Zahran Al Kindi joined Abraj as Rig Manager in November 2006 and later became Drilling Superintendent then Drilling Manager. He is currently holding the post of Director - Drilling & Workover.
He was responsible for placing Abraj's technical standards in alignment with API and SHELL requirements. He supervised the projects in China and USA for building 5 Rigs and established Abraj's Well Control Equipment and Drill String requirement and monitored Manufacturing Process until delivered at site.
He played a major role in commissioning 6 Drilling Rigs within two years, which were made to operate under contracts with PDO, Oilex, Petrogas, Naftogaz and Oxy. As a significant achievement, he managed to get a Rig accepted and in operation with 18 days since the Rig arrived at Mina Qaboos Port.
Mr. Al Kindi worked with KCA Deutag for 15 years with experience in different types of rigs, and different rig capacities and worked with different types of Top Drives such as TDS11, Can Rig and Tisco. He is also experienced in drilling different types of fields such as development wells, exploration - high pressure and high temperature well categories.
Dr. Abdul Raouf Al Tubi joined Abraj as Legal Manager in May 2014. Later on, he was assigned as Senior Legal Counsel and Board Secretary. He also took the responsibility of Local Compliance Officer representing Abraj Energy Services at group level of Oman Oil SAOC.
Abdul Raouf Al Tobi is currently working as General Counsel, Board Secretary, and Compliance Officer of Abraj. A highly talented & experienced legal and business advisor to the top management of the Company and its Board & Shareholders, having broader business knowledge and wider skill sets. He directs 2 Departments, namely; Legal, and Quality & Compliance Departments.
As a General Counsel, Board Secretary, and Compliance officer in Abraj Energy Services SAOC, Al Tobi is reporting to the Chairman (for Board matters) and Managing Director. The General Counsel is responsible for leading corporate strategic and tactical legal natives. The General Counsel provides senior management with effective legal advice on organization strategies and their implementation, and manages the top level of legal function.
He is responsible for all legal matters of interests to Abraj including commercial contracts and agreements, regulatory and contractual compliance, transactional matters, related legal & compliance audit, claim management, and dispute resolution including international Arbitration.
Abdul Raouf provides expertise in dealing with all governmental, shareholders, and commercial parties in light of all required strategic legal support to national and international business developments and transactions to include business expansion. The General Counsel, also, works with and supervise external counsel to ensure proper handling of matters and to control costs.
Mr. Abbas AL Ajmi joined Abraj as a General Manager Corporate Services in January 2016. He has more than 15 years of multi-discipline work experiences acquired mainly in Senior Management, Administration, Supply Chain, Finance, Project Management, Strategies & Corporate Planning, Tendering & Contracts, Organization Changes Management, Risk Management and Several Management Committee Members or Secretary.
Mr. Abbas obtained his Master in Business Administration from the University of Hull, United Kingdom. In addition, to Bachelor of Science in Marine Science from Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. He is a Supply Chain Professional Certificated (CIPS). Furthermore, he completed Senior Management Leadership Program from London Business School.
Abbas spend his 15 years at Oman Shipping Company SAOC, Oman Ship Management Company SAOC, Nawras Telecom, SQU, Family Trading Company. With his latest leadership position from Oman Shipping Company, Abbas strategically developed the vision and management of procurement and contracts function objectives, business plan, policies and procedures in according to overall company strategies. He proactively lead and oversee all required supply chain activities.
Today, Mr. Abbas is proactively leading and overseeing Supply Chain, Business Support, IT and Quality departments.