Mohammed Al-Ghazal has been co-founder and CEO of Noor Energies Group Ltd. in Dhahran since 2020.
The company oversees energy products and digital transformation services. It also provides energy and innovation solutions in the maritime, commercial, retail and industrial sectors.
Before co-founding Noor Energies, Al-Ghazal was operations supervisor at Saudi Aramco from 2016 to 2019 in Dhahran. In that role, he led and applied basic sciences, technology and fiscal discipline to complete critical production operations at Aramco.
From 2010 to 2015, Al-Ghazal was the production engineer and HSE adviser at Aramco. In his role, Al-Ghazal capitalized on the digital value chain and environmentally friendly innovation to deliver energy resources for Aramco.
Through his time at Aramco, Al-Ghazal gained leadership and knowledge skills in planning, designing and executing solutions in various energy topics while leading his team.
Al-Ghazal has also been a freelance managing director at Plutos Tech since August 2020. He has authored many reports regarding wind energy, cybersecurity for upstream operations, oil and gas operations, industrial informatics for operational excellence and more.
He has also led numerous projects such as digital transformations in oil and gas for several companies in 2021, and the Influence of Generation Y on the Energy Business Workplace for Aramco in 2021.
Al-Ghazal has received many awards for his diverse technology, energy and writing expertise. He received the SABIC Prize for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in 2022. He has also received a Young Oil and Gas Professional of the Year Award, and an Oil & Gas and Refining & Petrochemicals ME Award in 2018.
He received a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran in June 2010. He also received a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Southern California, US, in July 2015.