Ahmad A. Al Sa’adi was appointed senior vice president of Technical Services in December 2015, effective January 1, 2016.
Al-Sa’adi heads Saudi Aramco engineering services, project management, information technology, materials supply and community, infrastructure and public projects. Al Sa’adi oversees the direction of corporate environmental and occupational health policies and provides guidance to management as to the impact of environmental trends.
In July 2010, Al Sa’adi became the vice president of Gas Operations — headquartered in ‘Udhailiyah — and led a complex organization that consisted of seven gas processing centers capable of processing a total of 12 billion standard cubic feet per day.
Prior to this, he was vice president of Pipelines, Distribution, and Terminals, which operated more than 50 facilities Kingdomwide. He was responsible for the transportation of oil, gas, and domestic fuel distribution through bulk plants and air fueling units, and for Kingdom crude exports through terminals.
Al Sa’adi held the position of chief engineer of Saudi Aramco, and prior to that, he was president and CEO for Aramco Gulf Operations Company (AGOC), and chairman of the AGOC Executive Committee, providing policy and direction to Al-Khafji Joint Operations. Al Sa’adi served professionally, and in a supervisory capacity domestically and internationally, over a multitude of engineering, refining, and project management fields, and he currently serves as chairman of the Saudi Aramco Mobil Refinery (SAMREF).
Al Sa’adi joined Saudi Aramco in 1981 after earning his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. In 2000, he completed the Management Development program at Harvard Business School.