Supreme Petroleum Council

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The Supreme Petroleum Council (Arabic: المجلس الأعلى للبترول) is the highest governing body of oil, gas and similar industry-related activities in Abu Dhabi.[1] The Council was formed in 1988.[2] The Council is tasked with supervising all oil and gas companies that operate in Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates. The Council also acts as the board of directors for the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company.

The member of this council are:

  1. Vacant, Chairman
  2. Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman
  3. Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member
  4. Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member
  5. Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member
  6. Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member
  7. Dhiyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member
  8. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei, member[3]
  9. Hamad Mubarak Al Shamsi, member and secretary-general of the council
  10. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, member
  11. Dr. Ahmed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, member
  12. Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, member
  13. Riyad Abdul Rahman Al Mubarak, member
  14. Abdulla Bin Mohammed Bin Butti Al Hamed, member
  15. Abdullah Nasser Al Suwaidi, member
  16. Suhail Fares Ghanem Al Mazrouei, member

Former important board members include :

  1. Jouan Salem Al Dhaheri (1948–2013) was appointed in 26 June 2011 as Secretary-general. One of the oldest officials in Abu Dhabi.[4] He died from heart stroke on 27 April 2013.[5][6]


  1. ^ "Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) - The Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC)". Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  2. ^ Directory, Oil & Gas. "Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC) - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates | Oil & Gas Directory". Retrieved 2021-08-31. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  3. ^ Nayla Razzouk; Anthony DiPaola (12 March 2013). "U.A.E. Appoints Energy Minister, Replaces Eight-Year Veteran". Bloomberg. Retrieved 15 April 2013.
  4. ^ "Khalifa restructures Supreme Petroleum Council". Emirates 24/7.
  5. ^ "Sheikh Khalifa honours Emiratis for their service". The National. December 2, 2013.
  6. ^ "ADNOC, KNOC sign deal to develop three oil fields". Khaleej Times.
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