Norhayati Hashim


Head, Gas Sustainability Technology

Norhayati Hashim is in the senior management team of the Group Research and Technology at PETRONAS, in which she leads the Gas Sustainability Technology department. Her team is responsible to develop CCUS technology solutions to enable PETRONAS to monetise high contaminants gas fields and managing carbon emissions. Norhayati received her college education from Case Western University in Ohio, graduating in Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, in 1993. Upon graduation, she accepted a job offer with ExxonMobil where she works as a Process Engineer for ten (10) years. She has 26 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, spanning from asset commissioning to decommissioning, strategic ventures and planning, field development and early monetization, research and development of frontier projects, field deployment of emerging technology programs, and commercialization of Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) offshore projects in the Malaysia oil field. Norhayati was part of the core team that developed Head of Agreements (HOA) between PETRONAS and two (2) other major oil and gas players, ExxonMobil and Shell, for Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) projects in offshore Malaysia. The HOA with ExxonMobil pathed way for the 1st offshore EOR project in the world, with Tapis Water Alternating Gas project setting a new look to oil and gas development and production landscape in Malaysia. She has served in various research committees steering and guiding collaborations with prestigious universities and companies, among others are ExxonMobil, Shell, Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Herriot-Watt University (HWU) in the UK, Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, and Imperial College London (ICL) in the UK. Norhayati is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), where is often sought after to chair various technical conferences and workshops since 2013. She is the recipient of SPE Regional Technical Award 2019 – Projects, Facilities and Construction and is currently serving in the SPE Production and Facilities Advisory Committee. Her passion relies in setting the path for the future generations to work closely and learn from each other, on international platform, in order to maximize value of oil and gas field.

Sessions With Norhayati Hashim

Friday, 5 March