Khalid holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Hull, U.K., and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Khalid has more than twenty years’ experience in oil and gas operations and project activities with both Qatar Petroleum and RasGas in the fields of maintenance, engineering, offshore and onshore operations, and expansion projects.
Khalid joined QP in 1989 and later transferred to RasGas in 2001 as an Integrity Engineer and has subsequently successfully handled various assignments, including Offshore Installation Manager, Barzan Asset Manager, LNG Train 1, 2 & Helium Asset Manager, and Offshore Asset Manager.
Appointed as Manufacturing Manager in 2011, Khalid was responsible for all operations associated with 7 LNG trains, sales gas trains, offshore production facilities and Helium plants.
He is now serving in the position of Chief Operating Officer – Health Safety Environment & Quality of the new Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas).