Affiliates


A. Hussain Shehab, Oil Field Consultant

Dr. Sami Abdullah AlYakoob, MPH, DrPH, HSE Consultant

Dr. Ahmed Farooq

Bayphase Limited, U.K.

A. Hussain Shehab, Oil Field Consultant

Mr. A. Hussain Shehab has a long and distinguished Career in the Oil Industry in Kuwait. He was the MD and CEO of Al-Dorra Petroleum Services Company where he made several key acquisitions and developed the overall strategy of the company. Prior to that, he worked for the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) for over 30 years, and in his final assignment he served as the Executive Assistant Managing Director (West Kuwait & Wafra) for the Development, operation and production. Prior, he was in charge of Planning, Drilling and Development groups in Kuwait Oil Company (KOC).

Mr. Shehab has also served on many Executive Committees of KOC and the GCC including The GCC Drilling Managers Committee and The Joint Operations Committee with Chevron-Texaco.

Presently, he is on the Board of Burgan Drilling Company. Former to that, he has been on the Boards of Al-Dorra Petroleum Services Company, Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (KGOC) and Kuwait Drilling Group (KDC). He also served in the Board of the International Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) representing the Middle East.

Early in his career, Mr. Shehab was seconded to BP for a two year rotation, working in London and Aberdeen and conducting Reservoir Development Studies in the North Sea. Mr. Shehab has a B.S and M.S in Reservoir Engineering from the University of Southern California, USA.

Dr. Sami Abdullah AlYakoob, MPH, DrPH, HSE Consultant

Dr. Sami AlYakoob has a Bachlors Degree in Chemistry from the University of Washington. He received his MPH and DrPH in Environmental and Industrial Health from the Univirsity of Michigan. He is the receipient of  the 1996 Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS) Innovative Prize in Life Sciences presented by the Ameer of Kuwait. Recognized as an expert in Environmental Management in support of Air Quality programs, Dr. AlYakoob specializes in development of regulatory based approaches for the reduction of environmental health risks associated with emissions from oil operations. Using his  regulatory knowledge for petroleum industries, he has assisted clients in identifying and implementing cost-effective EMIS solutions. Dr. AlYakoob acts as a board member in KEPA and is currently managing the UNDP sponsered Kuwait Integrated Environemntal Management Project for air quality regulatory compliance in Kuwait

Dr. Ahmed Farooq

Dr. Ahmed Farooq is a Senior Level Executive and a serial entrepreneur who combines strong operational experience with a finance and investments background.
 
At Rasameel, which is a $120M paid-up capital investment firm in Kuwait doing Shariah compliant transactions, Ahmed is the Head of Investment Banking. He was recruited to set up the Investment Banking Group from scratch, creating its strategy, recruiting the team, setting up financial targets, and putting in place the back-office support infrastructure for the group.

Prior to that, Ahmed worked at a top 5 investment firm in Kuwait, Noor Financial Investment Company, where in addition to leading on several transactions, he launched the Kuwait India Holding Company, a $120M holding company targeting investments in India.  In the US, he has been instrumental in the founding, venture financing, and strategic planning of several Silicon Valley based start-up companies. He has lead and advised on many venture capital deals and also successfully concluded several strategic M&A transactions involving legal structures and complex tax considerations in multiple countries. He was the founder of arcadiaOne, a provider of content management solutions prior to its acquisition by iMediation(backed by among others APAX) of France.  Prior to that, he was on the founding team for Calico Commerce, a Kleiner/Mayfield backed company which was listed on the NASDAQ as a $2B company prior to its acquisition by PeopleSoft. Dr Farooq has a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, India and an M.S. and Ph.D. from Stanford University, USA.




 

Bayphase Limited, U.K.

• Resource and Reserves Determinations
• Integrated Reservoir Modelling
• Field Development Planning

Bayphase is an oil and gas consultancy having expertise in development of reserves determinations and valuations for oil, gas and gas condensate fields, the implementation of integrated geological and reservoir modelling of oil, gas and gas condensate fields and the performance of field development planning.

Bayphase strives to provide quality assured products in all its business areas and is an ISO 9001 registered firm.

Bayphase team comprises subsurface and surface technical specialists along with economists who are able to provide a robust fully integrated solution for any hydrocarbon field development.

The team includes in its experience portfolio the capability to:
• Perform Independent Resource and Reserves determinations – to PRMS and other internationally accepted standards.
• Develop Integrated Reservoir Models based on geophysical, geophysical reservoir engineering analysis supported by relevant software.
• Generate Filed Development Plans including the integration of all technical and economic aspects to provide an optimised solution.

Bayphase is able to provide full, independent analysis of oil and gas reserves of any size from seismic assessment and interpretation through geological model development and reservoir simulation, field development planning and economic assessment.