Mr. Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh is the Managing Director of Dolphin Energy Limited.
Spanning a career of more than thirty years, Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh holds a number of prominent positions across various private and public sector institutions in Abu Dhabi and has a wealth of experience launching and developing flagship initiatives.
Mr. Al Sayegh is currently Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Global Market a financial free zone that aims to promote Abu Dhabi as a leading market for financial services across the world and strengthen the international profile and position of the United Arab Emirates.
Mr. Al Sayegh is also Vice Chairman of Emirates Wildlife Society (EWS-WWF), and board member of Etihad Airways.
Mr. Al Sayegh holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Lewis & Clark College, USA.
Chief Executive Officer
Adel Ahmed Albuainain is the Chief Executive Officer of Dolphin Energy Limited, responsible for the direction of the company and its activities in the UAE and Qatar.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Albuainain was the company’s General Manager in Qatar since 2007. With more than 36 years in the oil and gas industry, Mr Albuainain also served as Vice President for Projects and Site Support at Abu Dhabi Polymers Company (Borouge), having been seconded from ADNOC.
Mr Albuainain also held various project, engineering, safety, operations and senior management positions including senior refining roles in ADNOC refineries between 1980 and 1998.
General Manager - Qatar
Hassan Al-Emadi is the General Manager of Dolphin Energy in Qatar with overall responsibility for all company activities upstream. Prior to that, Mr Al-Emadi held the position of Chief Operating Officer – Upstream, responsible for all upstream operations and operations planning.
Mr Al-Emadi also served as Vice President for Qatar Operations, where he was responsible for safe and reliable operations of the Onshore Gas Plant, two Offshore Platforms, Sealines and Pipeline.
Joining Dolphin Energy in 2002, Al-Emadi began as Assistant Drilling Manager, then moved to Qatar Operations in 2004 as Deputy Operations Manager.
Prior to joining Dolphin Energy, Al-Emadi worked for some 15 years with Qatar Petroleum, including three years secondment to Occidental Petroleum of Qatar.
Al-Emadi graduated with a BSc in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Southern California, USA in 1989.
Deputy General Manager
Ali Ahmed Al Mohannadi is the Deputy General Manager at Dolphin Energy. His responsibilities see him support both the management team and technical departments and oversees the development of the company’s national workforce.
Al Mohannadi has more than 30 years experience in the oil and gas sector, covering upstream and downstream projects located offshore and onshore.
Al Mohannadi joined Qatar Petroleum as a Trainee in 1986. Following the completion of his development program, he was promoted to Senior Engineer in 1991 and made his way up the career ladder, including the position of Lead Project Engineer, to Assistant Engineering Manager in 2001.
Appointed Technical Services Manager in 2006, Ali was responsible for executing engineering studies for QP capital projects and provided technical support to QP’s operational areas. In addition, he contributed to a number of QP steering committees such as BH & MM fields and Dukhan re-development.
Al Mohannadi holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Chemical Engineering from Qatar University. He also sits on the board of the Qatar Vinyl Company.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Obaid Abdulla Al Dhaheri is the Chief Financial Officer at Dolphin Energy Limited. He is responsible for supervising all accounting and finance treasury functions. In addition, Al Dhaheri oversees Dolphin Energy’s strategy, business plan, key performance indicators, benchmarking, corporate reporting, enterprise risk management and all economic evaluations in the UAE and Qatar. Prior to that, he was the Senior Vice President of the company’s Strategic & Corporate Planning Division.
Al Dhaheri joined Dolphin Energy in 2004 as Business Analyst tasked with economic modeling and corporate reporting. He progressed in the company with promotions up the corporate ladder to lead the Strategic & Corporate Planning Division.
Al Dhaheri is a graduate of BSc in Science with minors in Physics & Electrical Engineering from Portland State University.
Chief Operating Officer - Upstream
Mr. Ali Alrahbi is Chief Operating Officer – Upstream at Dolphin Energy, responsible for all Upstream Operations and facilities. Prior to his current position, Mr. Alrahbi was the Senior Vice President for Health, Safety, Environment and Security (HSE&S) at the company.
Mr. Alrahbi has more than 20 years experience in the oil and gas industry, starting his career in Qatar Petroleum in the Projects & Engineering Department.
He transferred to Dolphin Energy in 2002 and has since occupied various positions to support the Dolphin Gas Project as it developed.
Alrahbi holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas, USA and an MSc in Loss Prevention and Process Safety from the University of Sheffield UK. He completed the INSEAD Executive Leadership Program in 2014.
Chief Operating Officer - Downstream
Mr Khalid Al Marzouqi is the Chief Operating Officer – Downstream at Dolphin Energy Limited, responsible for overseeing the entire Operations Downstream Division in the UAE. He provides overall direction to Operations, Technical Services and Business Support, ensuring uninterrupted gas supply to customers in the UAE and Oman. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President of Dolphin Energy’s Technical Services Division, which provided mid to long term solutions that address engineering, safety, operability, reliability and integrity issues relating to the company’s assets in the UAE and Qatar.
From 2009 to 2014, Al Marzouqi held the position Deputy Vice President Technical Services UAE, overseeing all technical requirements for Dolphin Energy’s downstream operations.
Between 2008-2009, Al Marzouqi worked for the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport. In his capacity as Executive Manager, he was responsible for the public transport section which designed, developed and launched the current Abu Dhabi bus system.
Prior to his first spell with Dolphin Energy when he worked as senior gas manager in Marketing & Commercial Division between 2005-2009, Al Marzouqi spent nine years at the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) where he was senior maintenance manager of two power/desalination plants in the western region of the emirate.
Before that, Al Marzouqi worked at ADCO between 1992-1995 as a petroleum engineer with responsibilities ranging from drilling, wire line and production.
Al Marzouqi has more than twenty five years experience in the energy industry and holds two majors in Chemical Engineering and Petroleum Engineering.
Chief Legal Counsel
Blake Redding joined Dolphin Energy in May 2009 as General Counsel. In 2014, Redding was appointed Chief Legal Counsel.
He has over 40 years legal experience, both in-house counsel with Schlumberger and Michelin and in private practice both in the US and France. He is admitted to practice in the US and France.
Redding holds a BA from Rice University and a JD from Harvard Law School.
Chief Internal Audit
Mr. Mohsin Jagani is the Chief Internal Audit of Dolphin Energy’s Internal Audit Division. He oversees all auditing activities and operations as approved by the Board’s Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee. Through his leadership, Internal Audit assists Dolphin Energy in the UAE and Qatar to accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls, risk management, and governance processes and make recommendations for improvement where required.
Prior to joining Dolphin Energy, Jagani worked at the Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions & Benefits Fund for over six years as the Head of Internal Audit & Risk Management.
His career spans more than 20 years and started in Canada and then the USA at various financial institutions including Citibank, Bank of Montreal in the realm of Investments & Internal Audit.
Jagani is a qualified Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Internal Risk Manager (CIRM) and holds certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA).
Mr Anwar H Zuarub is the Senior Vice President of Dolphin Energy’s Projects Division. He oversees the development and implementation of all projects in the UAE and Qatar.
Zuarub joined Dolphin Energy in November 2005 as Senior Projects Manager, tasked with the development of Eastern Gas Distribution System (EGDS) Project, during the FEED stage. He was then promoted to the post of Deputy Vice President in May 2008 in charge of Projects in the UAE. Major Projects such as EGDS and TFP were successfully completed during this period. In January 2012 Zuarub assumed responsibility for Projects in Qatar.
Prior to joining Dolphin Energy, Zuarub worked at Union Water & Electricity Co. PJSC (UWEC), from 2001, as a Control and Automation System Specialist. He was promoted in April 2002 to the post of Project Manager for Fujairah – Al Dhaid 400 kV Overhead Transmission Line Project.
From August 2002, Zuarub was nominated as a Technical Committee Member to the Emirates National Grid (ENG), to represent UWEC along with other member authorities, FEWA, ADWEA, DEWA & SEWA. He was then promoted to the post of Technical Services Manager.
Before joining UWEC, Zuarub was stationed at ADNOC’s Gas Processing Directorate in 1995 as Control Engineer and was later promoted to Sr. Control Engineer. He continued there until 2001 and was responsible for pneumatic and electronics instrumentation, which controlled five trains of gas processing and related utilities.
Zuarub graduated in Electronics from the University of Toledo, Ohio U.S.A., in 1995.
SVP, Marketing & Commercial
Ajlan Al Qubaisi is Senior Vice President Marketing & Commercial, having joined Dolphin Energy in 2003 as Team Leader, Gas Sales Department. Al Qubaisi has held various positions and in January 2008 fulfilled his role as Senior Sales Manager, prior to his promotion.
Al Qubaisi started his career at the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and spent six years in the company’s Marketing and Refining Directorate.
He is a graduate of the Eastern Washington University, completing his Bachelor of Business Administration, with an emphasis on General Management and Political Science in 1996.
SVP Technical Services - Upstream
Mr Jassim Al Jasmi is Senior Vice President Technical Services Upstream at Dolphin Energy. He is responsible for developing strategies and plans and overseeing departments in charge of the array of technical, engineering, reservoir engineering, asset integrity and improvement project management disciplines aimed at sustaining and increasing the availability and performance of the company’s assets and reservoirs in Qatar.
With more than 20 years experience, Al Jasmi started his career at Qatar Petroleum (QP) in 1994. He proceeded later to study Engineering in the United States. Following graduation, Al Jasmi took a position in QP working in the maintenance department. In 2002, Al Jasmi joined Dolphin Energy as an engineer working for the Projects Department assigned to the pre FEED/FEED team working with Sofersid and later with Foster Wheeler in Paris. In 2005, Al Jasmi joined Dolphin Energy’s construction, commissioning and startup teams and has since moved up the career ladder into positions of increasing responsibility within the Qatar Operations Division and latterly the Technical Services Division, including Plant Availability Manager and later Director of Engineering until he reached his current position.
Al Jasmi is a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio in the United States and holds a BSc. Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
SVP, Corporate Affairs
Fares Chemouni joined Dolphin Energy in November 2005 as Deputy Vice President of Information Technology and Automation (IT&A).
In 2007, he became Vice President of Corporate Affairs in charge of Information Technology, Automation, Human Resources & Administration, Procurement & Contracts, Corporate Communications & Corporate Affairs-related activities, providing strategic and tactical planning and coordination of corporate affairs entities. In 2014, he was appointed Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs.
With more than 30 years experience in the oil and gas industry, Chemouni has held various IT and management positions within Total and has worked in the United States, Europe, Africa and the Middle East, where he has spent the last 12 years.
He holds a BSc degree in Computer Science, an MBA in International Business and a PhD in Management Information Systems from universities in the USA. He is also a Certified Data Processor.
SVP HSE&S – Qatar
Mr. Ahmed Al Jumaily is the Senior Vice President, HSE&S Qatar overseeing and responsible for all Dolphin Energy’s HSE&S commitments upstream.
Prior to that Al Jumaily was Director Operations Planning, reviewing and approving all operations planning activity, maintenance programs and performance management reporting.
Mr. Al Jumaily leads the company’s shutdown and turnaround planning and management programs and initiates benchmarking initiatives to ensure that Dolphin Energy’s operations are aligned to industry best practice and regulations.
He joined Dolphin Energy in March 2003 as an Automation Specialist and progressed to Head of IT&A and Deputy Technical Services Manager in August 2005. Al Jumaily was promoted to Automation Manager in August 2007 and then Engineering Manager in June 2010, a position he held until January 2014. In February 2014, Al Jumaily was promoted to his current position.
Prior to Dolphin Energy, Mr. Al Jumaily worked at Qatar Petroleum as an Instrument and Control Engineer and a Project Engineer from 1995 to 2003.
Al Jumaily holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering from Kuwait University.
SVP, Corporate HSE&S
Mr. Ibrahim Al Suwaidi is the Senior Vice President for Corporate Health, Safety, Environment and Security (HSE&S) at Dolphin Energy.
He oversees the company’s corporate HSE&S functions including Risk Management, CSR and Auditing across Dolphin Energy’s activities in both the UAE and Qatar. Prior to his current position, Mr. Al Suwaidi was the Director Technical Services – Downstream, responsible for all UAE based engineering study requests and facility design modifications.
Al Suwaidi has more than fifteen years experience in the oil and gas industry, most of which has been spent in Projects and Technical Services.
He started his career in 2000 as a Process Engineer in Gasco’s Technical Services Department at the Habshan Gas Plant, responsible for natural gas processing, starting from filtration, acid gas removal and drying to gas compression for re-injecting into oil reservoirs.
In 2002 Mr. Al Suwaidi joined Dolphin Energy as a Process Engineer and was assigned to work on the Taweelah Receiving Facility (TRF) FEED. He was then part of the Project Management Team responsible for the TRF EPC.
Since then, Al Suwaidi has progressed and his career path has seen him hold positions such as Project Manager of the Taweelah Fujairah Pipeline Project and Senior Engineering Manager within the company’s UAE Technical Services Department.
Mr. Al Suwaidi holds a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Colorado School of Mines from the United States, a Post Graduate Diploma in Technology Management from Portsmouth University in the UK and a Masters degree in Marketing Management from EDHEC University, France.