Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL) has recently appointed Mr. Abdulrahman Al-Yahyaei as the new Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Abdulrahman joins OPAL with more than 16 years of diverse professional experience in business marketing, planning, finance and business development and has held several senior positions in Government and Oil and Gas Industry. His most recent role was the Director at Occidental Oil Asia, responsible for Marketing & Operations in the Arab Gulf Region.

Mr. Al Yahyaei holds a bachelor’s degree in financial accounting from Sultan Qaboos University and MBA from the University of Strathclyde.

Speaking on  his appointment as the new CEO to OPAL, Mr. Abdulrahman said: “I’m here for the same reason I think most people join OPAL, we are here to standardize certain industry practices and enhance skills through world class training that empowers people to do amazing things, including empowering our youth and future generations in order to sustain prosperity of the energy sector”.

This wise decision was made by the OPAL Board of Directors as a continued development strategy and a method of allowing new ideas to flow into the sector by appointing highly appreciated and distinguished personnel as team leaders for OPAL.

We at OPAL, the voice of the Oil and Gas Industry, believe that at every new step we take, we are helping the industry and the community to become much better and more productive. OPAL provides great benefits to its members like standards, training, labour market intelligence research, compliance verification certificates, HSE management system, engagements in various oil & gas forums, advisory services and business promotion.

The OPAL Board of Directors expresses it sincere wishes to Mr. Abdulrahman Al Yahyaei and wishes the OPAL team all the success on their continued efforts in realizing OPAL ambition and vision, to its members and stakeholders’ expectations.

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