Dr Zeid Al-Ghareeb
General Manager of Hydrogen and Carbon Circular Economy
Ministry of Energy of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
- SESSION 5 Panel Discussion: Blue Hydrogen & CCUS Pathways: Short Term Strategy or Part of the Transition?
Dr. Zeid Al-Ghareeb is the General Manager of Hydrogen and Circular Carbon Economy at the Ministry of
Energy, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He is responsible for overseeing the Kingdom’s ambitious program to
achieve net-zero emissions by the year 2060 through the adoption of the Circular Carbon Economy
Previously, Dr. Al-Ghareeb was the head of Reservoir Management at Saudi Aramco mandated to set
strategies and implement sustainable solutions for over 20 fields.
Dr. Al-Ghareeb is the recipient of multiple awards including $150,000 from MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI),
Dr. Mikio Shoji for innovation, SPE Young Member Service Award, and Saudi Aramco Excellence Award.
Dr. Al-Ghareeb holds a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa, a
Master’s in Energy Resources Engineering from Stanford University, and a Ph.D in Environmental
Engineering and Computational Science from MIT