About us: 

Eyas Alhomouz

  • 20 years E&P experience (full-cycle)
  • Worldwide career experience
  • Currently the CEO of Petromal – part of National Holding Group
  • Master in Energy and Mineral Economics from Colorado School of Mines and a BSc in chemical engineering

Knut Søvold

Founder, CEO
  • 30 years’ E&P experience (executive and technical)
  • Worldwide field & license experience. Previously part of management team of Snorre Field producing 200 kboepd, West Africa / Nigeria focus since 2000 / 2008
  • 10 years experience with FLNG, est. Pangea LNG
  • MSc in Petroleum from The Institute of Technology

Gerhard Ludvigsen

Founder, Director
  • Founder of several companies in Norway and internationally within oil & gas + other ventures
  • Previous advisor for a major security house in Norway, negotiating oil and gas deals (in Russia, Nigeria, Indonesia, Argentina and the North Sea
  • Instrumental in establishing Pangea LNG
  • Strong network in the international E&P industry

Claus Frimann-Dahl

  • 30 years’ E&P experience (technical & management)
  • Operator experience (Phillips, Norsk Hydro & Hess)
  • Co-founder of Ener Petroleum initial management team of Tellus Petroleum
  • BSc in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and MSc from The Institute of Technology in Trondheim, Norway

Brit Sauar

Exploration Manager
  • Almost 30 years experience from the E&P industry
  • Part of the core team that built up DNO’s activities in Yemen and Iraq
  • West Africa experience through Norsk Hydro
  • Developed exploration model for new E&P company in Turkey pre-Arab spring
  • Master of Science from the Arizona State University

Khaled Ayoub

Drilling Facilities Manager
  • Over 29 years Oil & Gas experience with Major Operators and Oilfield Service
  • Held several senior positions with international rig and service contractors in MENA & Asia
  • Currently General Manager of Oilfield Services of Petromal LLC.
  • BSc. in Petroleum Engineering from ITU

Emad Sultan

Strategy and Contracts Manager
  • 20 years E&P international experience
  • Held multiple operation and marketing management positions with major international Oil Field Services companies
  • Held multiple technical, contracting and strategy management with major oil and gas operator
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering from University of Washington

Haythem Mahjoub

Finance Manager
  • 15 years of experience in oil and gas accounting.
  • Long career serving in the oil and gas industry in Tunisia where he previously served as finance manager for ECUMED

Usama Saeed Ali

Finance Controller
  • 15 year professional experience including PwC and over 9 years in UAE.
  • Financial Controller for the Finance Department of a Group of Companies including Oil & Gas, Construction & Security Equipment.
    CPA degree

Roxana Brebenel

Business Development
  • For the past 8 years, she has been working with company start-ups and structuring, as well as oil and gas project development, including economic modelling
  • Ms. Brebenel holds a MSc in Finance from BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, Norway and in Financial Risk Management from the Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest Romania

Tee Mac Iseli Omatshola

Advisor Nigeria
  • Dr. Iseli studied Economics in St. Gallen and Music in Lausanne.
  • He gained his first Oil experience in the mid 80s as director of HOM Petroleum Spain and the Falcon Refining co. Corpus Christi Texas.
  • Dr. Iseli was instrumental in securing the peace treaty in the Niger Delta and is highly respected locally

Adamu Abu

Technical Manager Nigeria
  • He has been the technical manager for Expro Nigeria providing Early Production solutions
  • Experience from Niger Delta Operations such as well services with Transocean (Port Harcourt), Wire line operator with Otis (Warri), Material for NNPC (Warri)