Moin Raza Khan

Deputy Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer

Khan’s association with Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) dates back to 1983, when he was selected for PPL’s highly competitive merit-based Foreign Scholarship Scheme for a Masters in Geosciences at the University of Tulsa, USA. On his return home in 1985, he joined PPL as a Geologist.

After nearly a decade, Khan left the company when he was Deputy Chief Geologist and rejoined in 2004 as Senior Manager Exploration with the overall charge of new ventures and international exploration.

During the time he was away from PPL, Khan worked with Union Texas Pakistan, Lasmo Oil Pakistan, Lasmo PLC, London and Eni Pakistan Limited, gaining experience with international Exploration and Production companies operating in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Arabian Peninsula, Indonesia, Ireland and the North Sea.

Khan took over as General Manager Exploration in 2009, becoming the youngest member of PPL’s management team. His tenure saw rapid growth in the company’s exploration portfolio and activities. On February 1, 2012, Khan was appointed Deputy Managing Director (Operations) with overall responsibility for Exploration, Technical and Corporate Services as well as Human Resources.

Subsequently he was re-designated as Deputy Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer on March 1, 2013 with Exploration, Production, Projects, Production Engineering and Sub-surface Engineering functions reporting to him.