Nasser named acting president, CEO of Aramco

Amin H. Nasser has been named as the acting president and chief executive officer of Saudi Aramco following the appointment Khalid A. Al-Falih to the post of Saudi Arabia’s minister of health.

Nasser is a member of Aramco’s board and has held the position of senior vice-president, upstream, since 2008.

Nasser joined Aramco in 1982. From November 1982 to February 1991, he had various assignments with the production engineering, drilling, and reservoir management departments. From March 1991 to May 1997, Nasser held various supervisory positions in the engineering and producing departments.

Nasser became manager of the Ras Tanura Producing Department in June 1997. He also was manager of the Northern Area Producing Engineering Department, Safaniya Offshore Producing Department, and the Safaniya Onshore Producing Department. Nasser was appointed chief petroleum engineer in April 2004 and executive director of petroleum engineering and development in May 2005.

He was named vice-president of petroleum engineering and development in April 2006 and then as acting business line head of exploration and production in August 2007. In January 2008, he was named acting senior vice-president of E&P, and 5 months later he became E&P’s senior vice-president.

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