Ministry of Energy & Industry, United Arab Emirates
Minister of Energy & Industry
HE Eng. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei was appointed as UAE Minister of Energy on 12 March 2013. The Ministry contributes to sustainable development; coordinates and represents petroleum affairs, minerals, electricity, and water; and is responsible for assuring that these resources are utilized to support the national economy in collaboration with other relevant authorities. Early in his career, he gained corporate administration experience in ship building, defense systems, oil and gas services sector, and real estate development, and held positions in government and private sector. Mr. Al Mazrouei had a10-year career at Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) prior to joining the Mubadala Company in 2007. Mr. Suhail Al Mazrouei served as Director of Production and Engineering Facilities for all the companies operating in the offshore area of Abu Dhabi. In addition Mr. Al Mazrouei was seconded to Shell EP in the Netherlands, where he gained experience with international projects in Nigeria, North Sea, Brunei, and the Netherlands. During his career with Mubadala Company, he added new projects to the company’s portfolio assets in Bahrain, Oman, and Kazakhstan and was responsible for the development of new projects and E&P investments in the Middle East and Africa. Mr. Al Mazrouei currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Electricity and Water Authority, Mubadala Petroleum Co., and Emirates Liquified Gas Co.; as a Member of the Higher Advisory Committee of the Supreme Petroleum Council.; as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Petroleum Development Co. and Dolphin Energy Co.; and a Member of the Audit Committee of ADNOC. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States.