Dr. Qamar Javaid Sharif

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Dr. Sharif is a Petroleum Engineer with over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, across multiple disciplines, including, project management, drilling and workover operations and engineering, research, technology development and implementation, field planning, contracting, coaching, training and competencies development.


Dr. Sharif has been involved in joint venture (JVs), business plan development, and commercialization strategy. He has worked at the world’s leading oil and gas companies, including Saudi Aramco and Shell International Exploration and Production (SIEP), Inc., Dr. Sharif started his career on a steam-powered drilling rig in Meyal field, Attock with Pakistan Oilfields Limited. He taught short industry courses across the globe.

Dr. Sharif completed his MS and PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA and his B.Sc. Mining Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan. He is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE-USA).