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Dr. Chem. Mohamed Abdel Aziz

Chairman & CEO

Dr.Mohamed Abdel Aziz Mctwally

Chairman and CEO of MIDOR (Middle East Oil Refinery)

Dr. Mohamed Abdel Aziz Metwally is one of the senior professionals of the Petroleum Sector in Egypt. He has thirty years of experience in operation, maintenance, and planning systems in oil refineries.

In 1982,Dr.Mohamed graduated from the University of Alexandria with a Bachelor of Sciences  majoring in Chemistry. He has also acquired a high Diploma in Energy Conservation within petroleum refineries in 1986. Dr. Abdel Aziz later on obtained a Master Degree in Air Poll ution within petroleum refineries.and a Doctorate Degree inManaging and Identifying Environmental Hazards related to the petroleum industry from the University of Alexandria i n 1995 and 2001 respect ively.

Dr.Mohamed started his professional career in 1984 as a chemist in Alexandria Petroleum Company. Eventually, his hard work and dedication earned him several promotions and a hefty reputation within the petroleum sector. He was later on nominated to work for EPROM, a company that oversees the operation and mai ntenance of most petroleum projects in Egypt, wherehe also gradually ascended the  ranks un til he became a General Manager  that supervised operations,  maintenance. planning systems and technical support for AMOC (One of E:PROM”s projects).

Thereafter he has participated in:

  • Supervising of the implementation process for raising the efficiency of  de-salter units i n atmospheric distillation units at Alexandria Petroleum Company.
  • Supervising and implementation of the rehabilitation process, and raising the capaci ty and efficiency of the distillation units at Alexandria Petroleum Company.
  • Reviewing the designs for the development and modernization of the indusuial drainage network shared ENPPI and Petrojet.
  • Reviewing basic and  detailed designs for Alexandria National Refining and Petrochemical Company and A lexandria Mineral Oils Company.
  • The Supervisory Committee responsible for accepting and receiving Middle East Oil Refinery (MlDOR) from Foster Whiller and the general contractor “Technip”‘.

Dr. Mohamed was appointed as the Chairman and CEO of MIDOR on December of 2013. MIDOR is the first deep conversion refinery in Africa and the sixth in the Middle East. Under Dr. Mohamed’sleadership, MIDOR has been slowly thriving and has witnessed organizational achievements as well advancements in its technological inventory). Dr.Mohamed has laid out a plan foran expansion project that will increase the capacity of MIDOR’s refinery from a hundred thousand barrels per day to a hundred and sixty thousand barrels, which should add to MIDOR’ s l ist of achievements and Dr. Mohamed’ s ever-growing reputation as an effective leader wilhin the petroleum sector. He has also managed to increase MIDOR ‘s  profit margins substantially which will aid in maximising the  production of premium quality,refined oil products.

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