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Saudi Aramco senior vice president of upstream Mohammed Al-Qahtani. Image courtesy of Aramco Services.

Saudi Aramco named three new senior vice presidents on Wednesday, including a new senior vice president for upstream.

The state-owned company named Mohammed al-Qahtani as senior vice president for the company’s upstream operations.

Al Qahtani will take over his role from recently appointed Saudi Aramco CEO and president Amin Nasser.

Prior to his most recent role, Al Qahtani served as Vice President of Corporate Planning.

He was appointed as acting Business Line Head of Upstream in October 2015 , with responsibilities that include exploration, petroleum engineering, oil and gas production and processing activities.

Al Qahtani holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in Saudi Arabia, a Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in petroleum engineering from the University of Southern California.

Mohammad Al Saggaf was named senior vice president of operations and business services.

Al Saggaf was appointed in 2014 as acting Service Line Head of Operations and Business Services, with a portfolio spanning all the company’s activities in community, industrial services, training, safety, industrial security and medical services.

Ahmad al-Sa’adi was tapped to serve as senior vice-president of technical services.

Al Sa’adi was appointed in March 2015 as acting Service Line Head of Technical Services, with a portfolio spanning engineering, project management, information technology, materials supply and community, infrastructure & public projects.

All three executives had already been serving in their posts on acting basis, Retuers said.