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Mourad B. Wassef

Founder, Petromina Energy Group


Mourad B. Wassef is a geologist and petrophysicist with over 23 years of experience in oil and gas exploration, development, and training. His principal areas of expertise are petrophysics, petroleum geology of carbonate and clastic reservoirs, Electric logging as well as Production logging interpretation. He handled several exploration services including Shale Gas and Oil in Jordan. Mourad received his BS degree in Geology from Cairo University of Egypt. After a long career with Core Laboratories, he founded Petromina Energy Group in 2000.

Along his career Mourad assumed several roles as Petroleum Geology Consultant for Austin, TX, USA based GLG in Cairo and MB Petroleum in Sultanate of Oman. He served as Operations Chief Officer for Indusmin Energy, as well as Production Services Supervisor, Wellsite Geologist and Core analyst with Core Laboratories. He served as an instructor of various petroleum courses including Electric Open hole logging, Cased hole logging, Petrophysics, Overpressure detection, Petroleum systems and petroleum economics in Egypt, Syria, and Sultanate of  Oman.

He issued more than 50 reports about Petroleum Geology and Upstream Oil industry in Africa (Angola, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia) as well as in Brazil. His reports covered exploration and production services as well as Petroleum systems and asset evaluation in Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen, Thailand, Papua New Guinea, and Philippines.