Mohammed AlGhazal is an award-winning energy influencer, working as the Chief Executive Officer of Noor Energies . He capitalizes on the digital value chain and environment-friendly technology to deliver energy resources. Prior to this role, AlGhazal was working with Saudi Aramco as a member of a team responsible for exploration and production operations.
AlGhazal developed new digital engineering and training schemes to upskill the workforce and to cultivate a culture of digital leadership and sustainability. He has successfully trained multiple engineers and leaders to strategically apply digital skills, such as artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and internet of things.
In the energy industry, AlGhazal has been involved with several projects in engineering, safety, industrial internet of things, cybersecurity, and digital data analytics. He developed machine learning and digital twin models to optimize on-site operational decisions, and predict and prescribe asset integrity management solutions. He has published more than 100 papers and peer-review journal articles as well as multiple in-house technical reports and guidelines.
AlGhazal is the recipient of several awards and honors, including the 2022 Startup Tech Hackathon, 2022 SABIC Prize for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, 2021 Young Energy Professional of the Year by the Association of Energy Engineers, 2020 Energy Influencer, 2018 Young Oil and Gas Professional of the Year Award by Oil & Gas and Refining & Petrochemicals ME, and the 2016 SPE HSSE Award.
In 2010, AlGhazal received his B.S. degree with honors in Petroleum Engineering from KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. In 2015, he received an M.S. degree with honors in Engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.