Ali AlzahraniDirector, Saudi Petroleum Services Polytechnic (SPSP)
Ali has a master’s degree in Chemical and Petroleum Refining Engineering from Colorado School of Mines, USA and a bachelor’s degree in Applied Chemical Engineering from KFUPM. He has 34 Years diverse experience in Oil, Gas and Refining Industry, all with Saudi Aramco and affiliates. Held various capacities as Principal Professional with Central Engineering , Director of International Joint Ventures, Refineries Engineering and Operations Manager and Distribution Facilities Manager. Headed Capital Planning Divisions and R&D Divisions. Taught professional engineering courses: Refining Economics Courses and Petroleum Refining Processes. Mentored Engineering Specialists and professionals. Was a Steering Committee member for many years on Aramco Energy Steering Committee. Chaired conferences technical and scientific committees and chaired technical sessions at World Petroleum Congress and others.