YEMEN - Profile - Dr. Faleh Al Khayat.
Dr. Faleh Al Khayat is director general of planning, studies and
follow-up at the oil ministry. He took up this position in late 1995,
succeeding Dr. Radwan Al Saadi who became director general of the
ministry. Previously, Al Khayat used to be CEO of the State Oil Projects
Company (SCOP). Dr. Talal Ashour Kanaan, CEO of the Northern Oil Company
(NOC) which is based in Kirkuk, is an efficient expert. He took up this
position from Dr. Sami Sharif, now a deputy oil minister. Dr. Hussein Al
Hadithi, CEO of the Oil Products Distribution Co. (OPDC), was previously
head of the Southern Oil Co. (SOC).