• Primary Program Markets and Industrial Development
  • Research Interests Upstream analysis, unconventional hydrocarbons, disruptive technologies, oil and gas policy, and security.


Majed is a senior research associate in the markets and industrial development department. Before joining KAPSARC, Majed worked in the oil and gas industry with Chevron and Saudi Aramco for more than 15 years, mainly in the fields of simulation and modeling, subsurface asset management, hydrocarbon reserves estimation, disruptive technologies, and business planning.

Majed holds a B.Sc. in petroleum engineering from the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, an M.Eng. in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University, and an M.Sc. in reservoir geosciences and engineering from the Institut Francais du Petrole (IFP), Rueil-Malmaison, France.


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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.”

January 30, 2020

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