17 August 2021 - 22:27
  • News Code: 319924
Resume of Proposed Petroleum Minister

TEHRAN (Shana) -- Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi has proposed Javad Owji as the Minister of Petroleum in his cabinet. Here is a brief overview of HE Owji's professional and academic background.

Resume

HE Javad Owji

Personal Particulars:

Name and Surname: Javad Owji

Date of Birth: July 24, 1966

Place of Issue: Shiraz

Work Experience: 31 years

Educational Background:

Graduated in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Petroleum Industry (3rd rank in Petroleum Engineering, Abadan Petroleum University in 1987)

Outstanding Executive Records:

Since 2019: CEO of Sina Energy Gostar Holding (a subsidiary of the Mostazafan Foundation), which governs 11 firms and is active in the upstream and downstream sectors of oil industry. The holding’s subsidiaries include Behran Oil Company, North Drilling Company, to name a few;

2017 to 2019: Managing Director of Mofid Economy Group (a subsidiary of the Executive Headquarters of Imam Khomeini) (which governs 4 holdings and operates in the fields of oil industry, power generation, mining industry and investment;

2013 to 2017: Subsidiary holdings: oil industry, power generation, mining industry as well as investment); Managing Director and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Petro Mofid Oil and Gas Holding Development (a subsidiary of the Executive Headquarters of Imam Khomeini);

Since 2019: Member of the board of directors of Razavi Oil and Gas Company (owned by Astan Quds Razavi);

2014 to 2017: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Petrochemical Investment Company (Tappico Holding, which is a subsidiary of (Shasta);

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Iran Gas Development Engineering Company for 4 years

2009 to 2013: Member of the Board of Directors of the Oil Industry Pension Fund;

2009 to September 2013: Deputy Minister of Petroleum and Managing Director of the National Iranian Gas Company;

2009: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Supervision of Gas Production and Refineries Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gas Refineries of the National Iranian Gas Company

2010 to 2013: Member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Petroleum Industry;

2004 to 2009: Managing Director and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of South Zagros Oil and Gas Production Company;

2002 to 2004: Technical Deputy of South Zagros Oil and Gas Production Company;

2000 to 2002: Head of Petroleum Engineering, South Zagros Oil and Gas Production Company:

1998 to 2000: Caretaker of the Oil and Gas Reservoirs Evaluation Department of the Iranian Central Oil Fields Company;

1994 to 1998: Senior expert in Petrophysics Engineering at the National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC);

1990 to 1994: Senior expert of Oil and Gas Reservoirs, Department of Petroleum Engineering, National Iranian South Oil Company in Ahwaz and Drilling Expert;

Honors, most important activities and capabilities

Exemplary director of the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum in 2012;

National Model Director of the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum 2011;

Exemplary CEO of the Ministry of Petroleum in 2008;

Exemplary employee of the Ministry of Petroleum in 2002;

Signing a gas export contract with Iraq in June 2013 and signing a gas export contract with Pakistan in the fall of 2010;

Signing the second contract for gas import from Turkmenistan from Sarakhs in the winter of 2009;

Participation in two international arbitrations (Swiss arbitration) on behalf of the National Iranian Gas Company regarding gas export and import contracts with Turkey and Turkmenistan in the 11th and 12th administrations, respectively;

Administering goods barters with Turkmenistan to pay for the gas imported from the country in order to circumvent the sanctions;

Implementation of targeted subsidies scheme in the field of energy carriers (gas) in the National Iranian Gas Company in December 2010.

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