Ahmed Suhail Tabook

Job Title
Geomatics Discipline Lead
Petroleum Development Oman
Ahmed, is a seasoned professional with over 24 years of experience, currently serves as the Geomatics Discipline Lead and Corporate Technical Authority for Geomatics in Petroleum Development Oman (PDO). He held various leadership roles in PDO and Brunei Shell in domains of survey operations, remote sensing, geospatial data management, digitalisation and information management. Ahmed's leadership acumen has been instrumental in shaping PDO's geospatial capabilities. He spearheaded the introduction of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in early 2010 and later the introduction and deployment of long-range unmanned aerial systems within the organization in late 2019. These advancements have revolutionized data acquisition and analysis, enhancing PDO's operational efficiency and decision-making processes. Beyond his technical expertise, Ahmed's commitment to knowledge sharing and industry collaboration is evident in his involvement in various professional organizations. He is a member of the Shell Global Geomatics Discipline Leadership team and PDO's corporate Data Governance Counsel. He previously served on the Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) Geography Steering Committee, Oman National Spatial Data Infrastructure Technical Executive Committee, and Shell GIS Technical Advisory Panel. He holds a degree in Surveying and Mapping from University of Newcastle Upon Tyne (UK) and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Hull (UK). Ahmed's unwavering commitment to innovation and his dedication to sharing his expertise have made him a driving force in Oman's oil and gas sector. His leadership and technical prowess continue to shape the future of Geomatics in PDO and beyond.


11:35 / 12:25
Grand Ballroom

Space Applications

Satellite Solutions Serving the Oil & Gas Regional Industry

As the Oil and Gas sector remains a fundamental pillar of the regional economy, this panel aims to discuss with industrials how space solutions are supporting them in tackling sustainability challenges of the sector and making their daily operations easier.