Dr Rifaat Al Mjeni

EOR Portfolio Leader

Petroleum Development Oman

Dr. Rifaat Al-Mjeni is currently the EOR portfolio leader in the field development centre Petroleum development of Oman. In his current role he is tasked with ensuring continued contribution of EOR to PDO production, and identifying technologies that will allow PDO to grow its production from difficult hydrocarbon reservoirs. Prior to this role he was the project manager of a heavy oil polymer project aimed at unlocking heavy oil from strong aquifer clastic reservoir using horizontal wells. Rifaat joined the oil industry 14 years ago and has worked in a variety of roles ranging from operations to research and studies. Rifaat has a PhD and MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College London, and a BSc in Geophysics from University of Leeds.

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