Imran Abbasy

Imran Abbasy

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Imran Abbasy joined Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on September 21, 2022. He is also a member of the Board Human Resource and Strategy & Finance committees.

Abbasy is a director of the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiaries PPL Asia E&P B.V. and PPL Europe E&P Limited. He is also a director on the Board of Pakistan International Oil Limited.

He is a seasoned industry professional with diverse, multinational experience of 35 years with several mid-and large-sized Exploration and Production companies as well as a  major service company. He has held various technical and leadership roles in production technology, drilling, completion engineering and operations.

Overall, Abbasy has worked in the North Sea, Middle East, Australia, Indonesia and PNG, supporting completion design, artificial lift, well integrity and production optimization. Until late 2020, he was managing a mature producing asset in West Africa. More recently, he was engaged in supporting a development project for subsea gas field in the North Sea and advising a geothermal operator in the Philippines on well integrity matters.  

He has been an active member of Society of Petroleum Engineers and authored several papers as well as participated in Applied Technology Workshops. 

Abbasy earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1981 followed by a master’s in Aerospace Engineering in 1983 both from The George Washington University, USA. 

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