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 Managing Director's Committee

The Managing Director’s Committee (MDC) shares responsibility for the Company’s overall performance and business direction.
The Committee is headed by the Managing Director who is assisted by fifteen other Directors, who are responsible for setting the technical standards, the allocation of staff and their development.

The MDC is accountable to the Board of Directors which provides objectives and guidelines to the Managing Director. The Board consists of twelve members. There are seven Government representatives, including the Chairman, who is the Minister of Oil & Gas, His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Hamad bin Saif al Rumhy; and five who represent PDO’s private shareholders (Royal Dutch Shell, Total and Partex).​​​​

Steve Phimister
Managing Director
Sami Al Lawati
Technical Director
Abdul-Amir Al Ajmi
External Affairs and Value Creation Director
Farid Al Harthy
People Director
Haifa Al Khaifi
Finance Director
Hisham Al Siyabi
Exploration Director
Said Al Alawi
  Engineering Function Director
Khamis Al Busaidi
Operations Function Director
Badar Al Kharusi
Oil North Director
Sultan Al Shidhani
Petroleum Engineering Function Director
Mohammed Al Salmani
Infrastructure Director
Mohammed Al Rashdi
Well Engineering Director
Salim Al Sikaiti
Oil South Director
Moataz Al Riyami
Gas Director