Al-Judaimi, A. M.

Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saud Arabia

Abdulaziz M. Al-Judaimi is the Senior Vice President of Downstream for Saudi Aramco, as well as Chairman of the Board for Motiva Enterprises and Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh); and is the shareholder representative on the SATORP and the Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) boards. He previously served as Vice President, Power Systems, with similar leadership positions with corporate planning, chemicals and new business development. Mr. Al-Judaimi began his career in 1983, working at the Saudi Arabian Marketing and Refining Co.’s (SAMAREC’s) Riyadh refinery. He served as Superintendent of the Berri Gas Plant maintenance and engineering divisions before taking an assignment with Northern Area Producing Operations (NAOO) engineering, eventually becoming manager in late 1997. From 1998–2003, he held management positions with the Berri Gas Plant, Shaybah production, Ras Tanura production, Gas Ventures development and Rabigh project execution departments. From April 2004–June 2006, Al-Judaimi was President/CEO of Aramco Gulf Operations Co. Ltd. in al-Khafji. In September 2006, he was appointed Executive Director of NAOO, until his appointment to Vice President in 2007. Mr. Al-Judaimi holds a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and an MS degree in Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management.

Viewpoint: Downstream expansions will accelerate needed production growth

Al-Judaimi, A. M., Saudi Aramco

Two transformative drivers—global economic growth averaging more than 3%/yr and the world population expanding to more than 9 B by 2040—will have the net effect of adding another India and China to today’s global energy demand.