Oil & Gas Middle East Power 50 2013

Oil & Gas Middle East presents the fifty most influential decision makers in the regional upstream business

15 )Dhia Jaafar

Dhia Jaafar
Industry : Energy
Job Title: Director general

Dhia Jaafar, Director-General of South Oil Company, holds immense responsibility as the head of the national Iraqi company responsible for the oil in the South of Iraq. He is vested with the power to award contracts in the burgeoning market where tenders continue to be extremely competitive. In November, the company signed a 20 year technical service contract with BP and its partners. The company also recently announced that it was in talks with Shell to build facilities to process associated gas into fueld for domestic consumption.