Ali R. Al-Jarwan (SPE)
AIME Honorary Membership in 2013
Ali Rashid Al-Jarwan currently serves as chief executive officer (CEO) at Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In 1979, he started his career at Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO) as a petroleum engineer/reservoir engineer, subsequently assuming the role at ADCO of senior reservoir engineer/head of development planning. Al-Jarwan then worked as manager of petroleum development, senior vice president (svp) technical, and svp operations at ADMA-OPCO. He then moved to Zakum Development Company, where he worked as deputy general manager, becoming CEO of ADMA-OPCO in 2006.
Al-Jarwan received SPE Distinguished Membership in 1999 and several other honors from the government and the oil and gas industry, including an SPE Regional Award; two Innovation awards from BP–Middle East; and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company 2010 Health, Safety, and Environment Man of the Year Award. He earned a BS degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma; an MBA from the International Institute for Management Development (now known as IMD); and a degree in general management from the Granfield School of Management in the UK.