Abdel Khalil Almoayyed

Position: Chairman, Bapco

Biography: A stalwart of Bahrain’s oil industry, Abdel Khalil Almoayyed has been working in the sector since the 1970s. In his current role, he will be overseeing what will arguably be the country’s largest ever project, when the Bapco refinery at Sitra undergoes its proposed $9bn-plus refurbishment and expansion.

Almoayyed has worked in several sectors and started his career in upstream operations. He undertook secondments to the US’ Chevron, which included being stationed in the US. Prior to being appointed to his current position, Almoayyed was deputy CEO and board member of the US/UAE/local Tatweer Petroleum. His role included planning, strategy implementation and development activities for the company.

As well as carrying out his duties for Bapco, Almoayyed serves on several boards including Bahrain Aviation Company. He has a degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Tulsa in the US.

Contact Tel: (+973) 1 770 4040