Company: Genel Enerji
Position: General manager
Biography: Orhan Duran joined Turkey’s Genel Enerji in 2005 and immediately became involved in the Taq Taq project in Northern Iraq. He held various positions before becoming general manager of Taq Taq Operating Company (TTOPCO). He is also currently acting vice-president of Genel Enerji, responsible for corporate relations and communications.
Since 2009, Duran has been responsible for coordinating projects with the Kurdistan Regional Government. Duran previously worked as director of international projects at state-owned Turkish Petroleum Corporation, overseeing projects in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Iraq, Algeria and Libya.
He graduated from the geological engineering department of Istanbul University in 1974. Duran is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Chamber of Geological Engineers and the Association of Turkish Petroleum Geologists.
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