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Jordan Oil Terminals Company (JOTC) appoints Eng. Hasan Al-Heyari as General Manager

Engineer Hasan Al-Heyari appointed general manager of Jordan Oil Terminals Company (JOTC)
Hasan Al-Heyari appointed general manager of Jordan Oil Terminals Company (JOTC)

The Board of Directors of the Jordan Oil Terminals Company (JOTC) has decided to appoint Engineer Hasan Saud Al-Heyari as the General Manager of the company. JOTC is a private joint-stock company fully owned by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. It is the first independent, open-access storage provider in Jordan, offering worldwide storage, handling, and transportation services to local and regional clients in the oil and gas sector. The company is primarily responsible for storing and securing the necessary storage capacities to retain the strategic inventory of petroleum derivatives and liquefied petroleum gas for the Kingdom.

Engineer Al-Heyari holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Basra in Iraq and has over 22 years of experience in the energy sector. He gained this experience by joining the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources in 2001, where he worked in the oil, derivatives, and natural gas sectors, holding various responsibilities, including his last position as the Assistant Secretary-General for Energy Affairs.

Al-Hyari also participated in the Royal Energy Committee in 2022 as part of the National Economic Workshop titled "Moving towards the future: unlocking the potential to modernize the economy." Additionally, he serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Jordan Oil Terminals Company, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Petroleum Company, and a member of the fuel pricing adjustment committee and the committee for recovering the costs of petroleum operations.

He represented Jordan in various international forums and conferences, including his membership in the Fossil Fuel Experts Group, a subsidiary committee of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia at the United Nations. He is also a member of the team responsible for natural gas within the specialized group for natural gas in the Eastern Mediterranean and European Gas Organizers. Furthermore, Al-Heyari represented the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources in meetings of the Union for the Mediterranean (UFM) and a member in the Jordanian team following up on the project to extend a pipeline to export Iraqi oil through the territory of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan from the port of Aqaba.

Source: JOTC