• Primary Program Markets and Industrial Development
  • Research Interests Energy Supply, Energy Security and Energy Infrastructure

Biography

Majed is a senior research associate at KAPSARC with a focus on sustainable energy, energy security and energy infrastructure. He has over 15 years of experience in the oil and gas industry at Chevron and Saudi Aramco. His industry experience has included simulation and modeling, subsurface asset management, hydrocarbon reserves estimation, disruptive technologies and business planning.

Majed holds a B.Sc. degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Tulsa in the United States. He also holds an M.Eng. degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University, and an M.Sc. in reservoir geosciences and engineering from the Institut Francais du Petrole (IFP School).

Publications

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Crude Oil Reserves Metrics of GCC Members

Crude Oil Reserves Metrics of GCC Members

As of December 2018, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries had combined proven reserves of 497 billion barrels of crude oil. This represents approximately 34% of the world’s estimated proven crude reserves.

27th April 2020
The Prospect of Unconventional Gas Development in Saudi Arabia

The Prospect of Unconventional Gas Development in Saudi Arabia

In February 2020, Saudi Aramco announced that it obtained regulatory approval to develop the Jafurah Basin, Saudi Arabia’s largest unconventional natural gas field (Figure 1). Situated east of the giant Ghawar oilfield, it contains 200 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas resources.

19th April 2020
U.S.-Iran Tensions and the Waiver Renewal for Iranian Gas Exports to Iraq

U.S.-Iran Tensions and the Waiver Renewal for Iranian Gas Exports to Iraq

Following the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad on January 3, as a result of a United States (U.S.) airstrike, the Iraqi Parliament passed a resolution stating that it “must work to end the presence of any foreign troops on Iraqi soil and prohibit them from using its land, airspace or water for any reason.”

30th January 2020

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