Qasim Sharif graduated in Petroleum Engineering from West Virginia University in December 1982. He worked for BJ Services in Texas for five years as an engineer in hydraulic fracturing and well completion operations primarily in the field. He was selected by BJ to work in the international operations in Egypt, UAE, Malaysia, Singapore, India, and Bangladesh. He was the Country or Area Manager in several of these locations and developed the Well Cementing, Fracturing, Acidising, Gravel Pack – Sand Control, Coiled Tubing, Relief Well / Blowout Control, and other businesses of the company. In 2009 Stratum made a sub-commercial gas discovery in its license in Romania. Subsequently Stratum made a significant second commercial gas and oil discovery there in 2012. The company is now focused on developing its commercial discovery and expects to be on production by Q4-2013. Qasim Sharif has experience as a CEO and expertise in well completions, work over and remedial operations, new venture development, exploration and production related contract negotiation and project management.
- Aamir Shah
- Bandula Wijay